Posts Tagged ‘family outing’

jam jar

This weekend, I took some time to visit family in Southern Indiana.  I’ve always gotten a kick out of my aunt and uncle – they’re hilarious, a little kooky and live in a solar house they built themselves in the beautiful woods of Brown County, near Bloomington.  They used to buy a couple piglets in the spring and have a big “butcher the pigs” shin-dig around (more…)

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in the sink.lrg

Deep deep in my heart, I think I’m really a farmer.  Growing and making things with my hands is so deeply satisfying I can’t quite explain it.  I think this is why I have such an appreciation for farmers markets and try to coax my sad little city window boxes to do impossible things with varying degrees of success.  Herbs, yes.  Tomatoes, not so much.


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