So enough about the consuming. Here's what I accomplished.
Cleaned out the erstwhile vegetable/cutting garden, though not sure what will happen next. Before and after:
Grubbed out some of the forsythia along the back corner and planted the kerria.
Planted three autumn ferns bought at a church garden sale (heeding Martha's suggestion for the bare shrub border by the house):
Edged the front and back gardens, in the latter case using an uncharacteristically precise method:
And generally wished I'd had more time...