food

Girl logic :: what I think before I eat a piece of pizza

I listened to It’s Been a Minute, the one where Sam Sanders interviews Iliza Shlesinger about Girl Logic. (Find the podcast at https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510317/its-been-a-minute-with-sam-sanders) Iliza relates everything to pizza to keep things relate-able. Like Sam, I have always been amazed at how few thoughts men tend to have and how many…

Pumpkin diving

Pumpkin diving. Well, not really. “N” of GAIN and I saved pumpkins from the dumpster. In years past, I’ve helped decorate our church. When we clear out everything from Thanksgiving, the compostable stuff went home to my compost pile. But not this year. Over the summer, an Eagle Scout made a compost bin…

Italian olive wood

Wow! November was packed so full that I didn’t write at all. My oldest had time for a trip to the Continent. I wanted her to spend her time taking in the culture of her surroundings instead of shopping for gifts, but she evidently couldn’t help herself and brought this back for…

The garden is really big now

I drove my son to the bank and on the way home, I had to turn the car around and have him snap this photo. I’m standing on my plot, the one I’ve worked since 2013. You can see all the land behind me that was turned over recently. We…