Monthly Archives: October 2012

In the suburbs I learned to drive and you told me we’d never survive

(Credit to Arcade Fire for the title.) I visited my hometown in upstate New York over the holiday weekend. Appropriately, Chris and I drove up there, for a 17 hour round trip. I say appropriately because the thought of using … Continue reading

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I got a fever, and the only prescription is…

I miss my bike. I’ve logged a remarkably low number of miles this summer, especially compared to last year. It’s a result of a confluence of factors. I’ve been traveling, both for fun and work. I’ve had a lot of … Continue reading

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Picking a Peck of Peppers

I love bell peppers. I use them in almost everything – stews, soups, sauces, on burgers, and in salads. So of course, I wanted to grow them in my garden. Unfortunately, I’ve had miserable luck raising peppers from seed. Both … Continue reading

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