Archive for February, 2008

Dragonfly covered in dew

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Photo by Martin Amm. Via Neatorama.

A month too soon?

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

It hit 71 degrees today, so I played hooky and spent the whole day gardening – inasmuch as I’m only able to do little bits at a time. I got a few more wheelbarrow loads of leaf mulch onto my vegetable beds, did some general tidying at the Patch, and headed for home to do […]


Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

Best fishtank evar. From Octopus Studios.

Hot tamales

Monday, February 4th, 2008

In a wild fit of chronologically impaired optimism, a couple weeks ago I decided to make tamales on a weeknight. (Sure, they’ll be ready in time for dinner, right? If I start as soon as I get off work at 4:00? Ha. Ha.) I know that tamales are usually made over a whole weekend precisely […]

The hardest part

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

… is over. We got the drywall up last weekend, and I’m working on sanding down the final coat of mud tonight. Doubtless there will be a million little holes and bubbles and such to fix – there always are – so I’m not kidding myself that this is the end. But closer. Much, much […]