And the late great Marcel Proust ‘ad an ‘addock!

May 16, 2008

Yesterday we purchased five hearty and hale goldfish, and one interesting water plant, installed them in an old stock tank my mother likely picked up at some antique-fair-garage-sale-etc. and then sat back to watch them do fish things, like hide under rocks and make themselves invisible. We named them all Eric. Except the black one, Read more >>

Kale, carrots, dill

February 22, 2008

Kale, carrots, dill Look how far we’ve come since January! These were all sown when the moon was waxing gibbous in the sign of Cancer. I’m not being very scientific in my moon phase sowing experiments, and I have no idea if it had much bearing, but I do know that I’ve been sowing seeds Read more >>

Baby dill

February 16, 2008

Baby dill Originally uploaded by briannaorg

Winter surprise

February 9, 2008

Winter surprise Originally uploaded by briannaorg

Crane flies

May 21, 2007

Man, that parfait was up too long, especially given its rather bland nature. Handy tip though – I suspect that recipe might just be the perfect crepe filling. I can’t sleep tonight. I want to sleep, but I read a sad story and it made me cry and that made me think of other things Read more >>

Johnny Jumps Up

April 6, 2007

Viola Today, I couldn’t take it anymore. It has been gorgeous for a week and a half, ever since the unexpected snow we had last week. My seedlings are leggy and undernourished and aching to be planted. Also, there is a definite lack of floral love around now that the daffodils have faded. So I Read more >>

The Weekend

February 18, 2007

Today was beautiful and warm. I threw open the doors and played the new Be Good Tanyas album while I worked out on the sunny deck. Today I transplanted my seedlings from starter pods to peat pots. The tomatoes didn’t like it so well and were decidedly droopy within thirty minutes. I spent the rest Read more >>