Articles tagged with “vegetables”

  • Catching Up

    20 July, 11:43 PM

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    I started my new job today. This was immediately (and I do mean immediately — maybe even simultaneously) preceded by turning in a draft of my thesis. Phew. It’s been a crazy couple of weeks.


    There really is a summer this year. It’s finally been warmer and I’ve gotten the obligatory first sunburn. (Say what you will about skin cancer – my self esteem is way higher when I am wearing a nice summer bronze.)...

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  • Ode to Radishes

    5 June, 06:06 PM


    A brief garden update: I have been eating radishes and enjoying lettuce and herbs. Radishes are delicious but sometimes so pretty they’re difficult to eat.


    The tomatoes are looking very happy and I believe I have now collected at least 7 varieties in the garden. Some heirloom, some hybrid, which makes me feel a little sleazy but we’ve all got to start somewhere.

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  • How Does Your Garden Grow

    9 May, 11:22 PM

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    I come from farming people. Just a generation or so away were people who grew food for a living, and in between there are a slew of folks that grow food for personal and family sustenance. As a child I hated gardening chores – weeding, harvesting, “putting up.” My parents have always had large gardens, and my father tends the vegetables while my mother grows flowers. I was never excited about helping them, but now...

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