September, 2013

Indian sunflower and ants

Falling for spring

Something about yesterday’s soggy, sunny-but-cool day felt like spring to me. And sure enough, when I started tromping through the side yard with a…

kale smoothie

Smooth moves

The juicing craze has completely eluded me. Liquid meals are way too reminiscent of Soylent Green for my taste. And the pictures of broccoli…

food stamp diet snap challenge CSA

Breaking fast

Here’s our loot from this morning’s grab at the downtown market. The food-stamp diet is over, for us, and we can breathe a deep,…

Food stamp diet: Day 6

Yesterday was the worst, ┬áby far. An almost continuous five-day headache reached a skull-thumping crescendo by lunchtime. That, coupled with the total inability to…