Monthly Archives: February 2012

Tasty, Two-Wheeled Romance

Almost everyone who has a significant other celebrated Valentine’s Day two weeks ago. But not my hubby and I. Instead, as a loyal line cook at a fancy restaurant, he worked 12 hours that day. So between that missed holiday … Continue reading

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Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

As anyone who reads this blog knows – and many who don’t – I love food. In particular, I love bread. Despite that fact, I’ve never made bread from scratch. When my parents had a bread machine, I tried using … Continue reading

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Putting Down Roots for DC Gardening

Despite having the potential to be solitary pursuits, one thing I really enjoy about both gardening and cycling is the wealth of opportunities to spend time with and learn from others. Following up on the seed exchange, this weekend I … Continue reading

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Seeding Anew All Over Again

While I didn’t actually save any seeds this year, I am trying to start my garden plants from seed again. While my results were mixed last year (especially since the seedlings did poorly once I planted them), I’m taking the … Continue reading

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Creating Laws: Far Less Appetizing than Making Sausage

I don’t talk about American federal policy very often on this blog, for two reasons. First, policy can get boring unless you’re a wonk like me, especially if you aren’t American. Second, often people can make more significant and lasting … Continue reading

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