Going green

My family had a very positive weekend on the plastic-free front.  We purged our house of plastic Tupperware and replaced them with BPA-free glassware. Almost.  We left a couple larger plastic pieces, but will eliminate those as soon as we pick →MORE...

    1.  Unattended dirt in a wheelbarrow is a feline port-a-potty.    2.  If a bird needs help hatching, chances are that it will not survive.    3.  Gophers are the devil.  No, seriously.  THE DEVIL.    4.  Toddlers cannot →MORE...

Apr 27, 2011
Most days I think about this place and I have no idea what to write.  It’s ironic, really, because I was SO EXCITED to begin blogging about food: politics, culture, industry, gardening, homesteading, recipes, the whole nine yards.  And now I →MORE...

Jan 17, 2011
This is the first time I have been to the garden since the rains.  Looking around at the carnage, I am overwhelmed.  It is silent all around.  There are so many weeds, so few plants.  My husband’s apple trees have toppled →MORE...

The thing about being a Grinch and not buying your kid any gifts for the holidays is that people look at you funny.  Real funny.  I think the proper scientific term is TOTAL BEWILDERMENT. Let’s put it this way: I would →MORE...