Last week, before the storm:
I'm obsessed with Pinterest and a couple of months ago I stumbled across the idea of building a raised garden using discarded pallets. I asked a friend with a hubby in construction for a couple of pallets (thanks Amy!) and had my hubby whip me up this beauty. I've been planting lettuce seeds in a new row each week and I was absolutely thrilled with the results. We had fresh lettuce from the garden on Thursday night. I was feeling completely Mother Earthy and very proud of myself.
The following night, a derecho destroyed our area and this is what I was left with: