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It’s all Greek to me!

A colleague asked me recently, “Does your garden look like that?” This was like being asked, “Does your body look like Gisele Bundchen’s?” “Uh… no!” Not by a long shot. Where I work, landscaping companies come over every few months and give our surroundings a complete facelift. Little hills of […]

What the fig?!

This past weekend, we had a friend visiting from overseas, a regular high-tech guy with heretofore no noticeable quirks. And then he revealed his desire to buy a farm! He was serious; he even went and got a certificate in Farming 101 or something similar since laws in his country limit ownership […]

Chilling

I am into modeling. I would show you pictures of my work, but there are likely legal ramifications that I do not care to risk. Oh, not this kind of modeling but the considerably more interesting and equally glamorous, this kind of modeling. As the last leaves of our apple tree […]

Ripe – An Inspiration

The book recommendation algorithm at our library is surprisingly good; recognizing my interest in edible gardening, in particular fruit, it suggested “Ripe: A Cook in the Orchard” by Nigel Slater. If I were to ever write a book that combines my three loves of gardening, cooking + baking and photography, this is the kind of book I hope […]