Finally (finally!), I have no unusual activity to report. Here’s a very rare shot of the boys in which neither one is staring at the camera:
And here’s a shot of the garden, moments after I put down an absurdly thick layer of straw around the non-tiny plants. I’m hoping a rainstorm will beat it down a little bit, but being as it’s June already, we might not have any more good showers for two or three months. So we shall see. Look at the shallots! I guess I need to double-check how and when one harvests those.