Author Archives: Mae Humiston

Sheds and bugs and books, oh my!

GUYS! GUYS!!! THE SHED IS SO CLOSE TO BEING DONE! Now why in the world is it taking this long? Because: we’re not pros Mariana was in Spain we have to find miles of extension cords to power the drill … Continue reading

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What to do with all those banana peppers. Or at least what I did.

So the banana pepper plant went CRAZY. So I had a lot of banana peppers in my house. I appreciate them, but I’m not very excited by them. I’m not even really sure I’ve had them on anything besides sandwiches… … Continue reading

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Nommin’

The title of this post makes me think of a girl in my brother’s grade named Naaman. Them squash are a comin! The day that we put the shed onto its foundation, we all got some zucchini as a thank-you … Continue reading

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rainrainrainrainrainrainrainrainrain part 2

Things got a little crazy and I’m a little behind on the updates. But the shed is standing! And here’s why: Two weeks ago, tireless Mariana spent several days digging out mud. Because it rained. Every day. But she knew … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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