Monthly Archives: February 2011

Happy Birthday to Me!

Adorable picture courtesy of Mike Young, who of course also did the logo in my banner.   Happy birthday to me! I’m 28 today, an age that means I can no longer say I’m in my mid-twenties, as my husband … Continue reading

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Rooting DC in Sustainable Food Systems

I attended the Rooting DC conference this past weekend, a one-day gardening and sustainable food extravaganza.  It was organized by the Field to Fork Network, a collection of local organizations based in America the Beautiful. The conference started out with … Continue reading

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Our Squirmy Friends

It’s rare when your pets can serve a clear ecological purpose. Of course, service animals aren’t unusual – I’ve always admired the folks who bring up puppies to be used as guide dogs. But our pets are, needless to say, … Continue reading

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Why Climate Change?

Climate change. It’s an issue that’s been vilified, ignored, trivialized. I’ve been called – albeit not personally – delusional, a socialist, and a liar for believing that we need to take significant steps to avoid further damage. And every day … Continue reading

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First Outdoor Ride of the Season Report!

Happy Valentine’s Day! My Valentine started the day off right by preparing me a breakfast of scrambled organic, free-range eggs, English muffins, and flambeed plantains with homemade whipped cream. Then he had to head off to work to make food … Continue reading

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