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“Busyness is not a reason for not getting other things done. It is an excuse for not claiming your true priorities.” ― Alan Cohen

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It would really be nice to say that there just isn't time to get things done because the construction of the ranch house is ongoing, but the grapes and all things growing at the rancho did not get that memo.

We are cruising into August with all things colliding.  The new and improved rancho dwelling is slated to finish up, and movers have been scheduled for Labor Day Weekend?  Will it finish on time?  Wouldn't it be nice to think that?  It seems unlikely, but we'll err in favor of optimism.  So while we are all busy working on final "To Do" lists for the rancho construction, we are spending every other waking hour working on the grapes and tending to the olives.  As we reported earlier in the year, due to a storm in April, we lost most of our olive blossoms and we will not have a large enough crop for olive oil this year, but that does not mean we will not be picking and brining olives for eating, come October-November.  The 120 new little olive trees are doing…