Tag Archives: Traditional Methods

Garden party!

The list of Things Of Which I Will Never Tire now includes: Sowing a tiny seed in the ground, followed, in a few months, by reaping a full size vegetable which I can then feed to my family. It gives … Continue reading

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Birth “Culture” Fail (It’s not all about throwing money at it?).

I saw this article on the lack of post partum care in the US (where I live). And I thought, “it’s been awhile since I gave a good rant.” Argh! It still boggles my mind why this is true. IJ’s … Continue reading

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All My Little Plant Babies Say, “Aaaaaahhh…”

I’m a baaaad blogger who’s double posting today with an update on the little garden experiment. We upgraded the garden with some freecycled (yay, freecycle!) drip irrigation tubing. Yeah, the sprinkler wasn’t cutting it. Either half the water flew over … Continue reading

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Making dinner takes ALL day sometimes.

It is amazing to me how much work this picture represents in my house now. For the simple salad (arugula, lettuce, and radish) in the upper left, we had to build and fill and plant and weed and water the … Continue reading

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Food (used to) = Hard Work (June 3)

I spent part of this morning renewing my appreciation for how much physical labor has obsolesced in first world countries these days. There are still jobs that require heavy labor these days, but it used to be that MOST jobs … Continue reading

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Modern Innovation, Your Friend…Sometimes…

I meant to put this up a few days ago, but 3yo CE, aka The Helpful Toddler, has apparently been pulling out all the stops these last few days… It’s an, um, adventure. In my description, I mention that modern … Continue reading

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