Post-rain Hike

Hiking After Rain

We camped over the Fourth weekend, and it was the wettest, muddiest camping trip in the history of camping trips, I think. After having perpetually wet feet for 48 hours or so, I went out to get myself some cheap boots. I kind of love them – they bring a little cheer to cloudy, muddy […]

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The Oatmeal Overhaul

Fact: some people say they don’t like oatmeal. I’m beginning to think people who don’t like oatmeal have been microwaving packets their whole lives. (I can understand that. I don’t like over-sugared slop either.) But okay, let’s assume they’re talking about the real stuff. How can a blanket statement like that work when there are […]

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This Week in the CSA Box

Remember when I complained about this rainy June we’ve been having? Well, it hasn’t stopped. I picked up our CSA box in a monsoon. When I pulled up to the (outdoor) market, I actually checked out Frodo’s car seat to see if it could be adjusted to fit our farmers’ baby girl. It could, and […]

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CSA Box Tour, Weeks 2 and 3

It’s time for another peek inside our CSA box! Every box is my new favorite, and things are getting interesting. We’re still in the thick of greens season, so we’ve been chomping away at cool salads and smashing garlic by the head for the cooking greens. Mesclun mix, spinach, head lettuce and leaf lettuce greeted us […]

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