Archive for February, 2007

The first veggie of 2007.<p>

Wednesday, February 28th, 2007

One of the lettuces, of course – I won’t expect to see eggplants or peppers for another week at least. (I’m going to have to work hard to keep track of when things germinate, all the way through to when they’re ready for harvest, if I want to make my planting calendar less of an […]

Some day, the lists must cease.

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

But not yet. Not today. Today (and yesterday, and the day before) I gleefully whiddled away many hours – which could instead have been gainfully employed in making sweaters or mopping the kitchen floor – in garden listmaking. You know how in my previous post I was whinging about how I didn’t know when to […]

What do I do now?

Saturday, February 24th, 2007

Everything is all set to go! My seeds have arrived, and today we spent an inordinately long time at Lowe’s just trying to get materials to build the ghetto-fabulous seed-starting greenhouse I designed (below). Just as we were checking out, Josh said “you know, couldn’t we have just hooked up some lights to an IKEA […]

Spring’s a-comin’!

Monday, February 19th, 2007

Hard to believe, as I sit here swathed in my thickest wool sweaters, sipping piping hot miso soup and staring out at the slick, white, 3″ block of ice that is my back garden. And yet, while right now the temperature is hovering at around 24 degrees, the weather service swears that by tomorrow it […]

Finished Fletta Sweatah.

Saturday, February 17th, 2007

It’s finished! Finally! And despite all my travails, it fits well and is sooooo sooooooft… Click the image for a closer look.


Saturday, February 10th, 2007

Hiroshima chaser.

Tuesday, February 6th, 2007

Normally I would never endorse Bud Light… (I’ve got nothing against beer, just bad beer), but I thought this Superbowl commercial was funny.


Tuesday, February 6th, 2007

Courtesy of Fogonazos. Though I first saw this picture months ago, I only just now found the source site, which says: ” Within a certain distance from the site of explosion, the heat was so intense that practically everything was vaporised. The shadows of the parapets were imprinted on the road surface of the Yorozuyo […]