Monthly Archives: June 2011

rainrainrainrainrainrainrainrainrain part 1

The title of this post pretty much sums it up. Every time we set out to work on the shed, the director of this sadistic movie orders the clear blue sky away and calls in the clouds with the giant … Continue reading

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Post-Workday Eats

After an afternoon of moving dirt and cinder blocks for the new shed, I picked some collard greens from the garden for a dinner treat. Greens in hand, I headed home to dream up something delicious. I’d made a batch … Continue reading

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Rainy day reads

It’s been a dreary couple of days up here in Boston. It definitely surprised me when I came back from my little brother’s graduation in Virginia where it was mostly in the 90′s and the sun only gave way to … Continue reading

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West Coast Summer Gardening

Over the past few months, thanks to Mae Humiston, my fabulous visit to the rolling green hills of Virginia, Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma, and the conclusion of two years of living off of TUDS industrial kitchens, I have developed … Continue reading

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A garden appears!

So when I showed up at the garden after going home for a couple weeks, the grass has taken over and was shading the plants! Ridiculous. So I cut the grass before and after work. With hand clippers. I got … Continue reading

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MounatinFilm

Greetings from the Newest of the Mexicos. I just got home from a wonderful weekend of film, food and free beer in Telluride, CO. My friend and I were volunteering at MountainFilm in exchange for passes. We met Alex Honnold … Continue reading

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A Garden for the Students

The first semester of Tom Thumb’s Student Garden’s existence as a group open to the entire student body produced four additional raised beds, a solid starting collection of essential gardening equipment (a couple hoses, some shovels, rakes, spades, clippers, etc), … Continue reading

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