But to start with the blueberries...they are loving all this rain! However, it makes getting new rows planted somewhat challenging. We still have several thousand plants in nursery rows that need to migrate over into permanent spots sometime before the end of spring, but it isn't likely to happen this fall and here's why.
Our son, also Farmer Mac's grandson, Reino was diagnosed in August with rhabdomyosarcoma and we have spent most of August and all of September at the NC Children's Hospital in Chapel Hill. He is on aggressive chemo and will add radiation therapy in November and December with the hopes of finishing up with radiation before Christmas.
We know we have lots of friends who follow the goings on here through our blog so I thought it was time to give you guys this heads up. We have a CaringBridge site that we are using to update family and friends and community members about his progress. It is located at