Neighborhood

Jul 19, 2011
Last night, I knocked on my neighbor’s door.  I’m sorry to bother you, I said, but I forgot to pick up a tomato at the farmer’s market.  I was wondering if I might be able to trade you a few lemons →MORE...

May 16, 2011
Our creek is still running, but it has dried up considerably with the heat of the last few weeks.  It rained this weekend, so here’s hoping that there is a bit more water when I take Charlotte there this afternoon!

May 12, 2011
Charlotte and I are elbow-deep in a pit, looking at zucchini roots and trying to figure out what sort of pest, EXACTLY, has been having our squash for lunch, and suddenly there he is.  Hi, Wyatt, I say.  Hi there, he →MORE...

Last night, our city was on fire.  We found out when we were walking home from dinner with my parents.  Hey Sarah, the neighbor called out.  Do you see the fire? And, sure enough, there it was.  A bulb of glowing →MORE...

This week is National Library Week, a celebration hosted by the American Library Association.  As such, Steph asked me a couple weeks ago to contribute to Offbeat Mama by writing a post about libraries.  She left it pretty open-ended.  So I →MORE...