Monthly Archives: February 2012

Promise of Spring

Buds are swelling on bare branches, teased by these warm February days… Early color peeks out of the brown expanse… And the very first of the spring garden residents are yawning and rubbing their eyes in the new found sun… … Continue reading

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Monsanto Case Dismissed with Reckless Abandon

Remember when I told you about about the preemptive lawsuit organic growers were bringing against Monsanto?  Well, yesterday, ahead of the expected schedule, U.S. Federal Dist. Judge Naomi Buchwald dismissed the case.  Now, there are plenty of articles on numerous … Continue reading

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Finding Center

This is not a knitting blog, so I usually don’t post about my projects, but yesterday I cast on for Hanami… Hanami (hah-nah-mee) is the Japanese tradition of appreciating the beauty of flowers, almost always referring to the cherry blossom.  … Continue reading

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Saturday Links and Menu Plan

Happy Saturday folks!  I thought I’d share with you some stuff I found around the interwebs this week, so here goes: Reviving a Prehistoric Flower – 30,000 year old seeds from an ice-age squirrel burrow?  Sweet!  And it’s a nice … Continue reading

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{ this moment }

A single moment, no words, thank you SouleMama

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Food Waste Friday – Srsly?

Every Friday, Kristen over at The Frugal Girl posts a picture of her food waste. She invites other bloggers to join in her effort to save money and reduce the amount of food that gets thrown away in our country … Continue reading

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Independence Days Challenge 2012 – Week 3

Producing more food for my family and becoming generally more self-sufficient has been one of my long time goals now, so I was excited to see the Independence Days Challenge is back on Sharon Astyk’s excellent blog The Chatelaine’s Keys. … Continue reading

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