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Misc for November 9, 2015

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Misc for October 27, 2014

October is my favorite month. Cooler weather, playoff baseball, memories of Mark Z. Danielewski’s House of Leaves creeping me ever closer into an axiety disorder. It’s the year 2000 and, while not the jetpack futuretopia I had imagined as a boy, it is the zenith of a certain phase of my life. A manic ascent…

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Misc for October 13, 2014

You know those image macros that say “I have no idea what I’m doing”? That’s pretty much how I feel about everything these days. I’d say that this letter is a case in point, but to be honest I know what I’m doing here but have just had other “latest and loudest” gardens to tend.…

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Misc for September 15, 2014

Better late than never this week. I’ve made my first soup of the season this evening, a simple puree of boiled cauliflower, cream, chicken stock, salt, pepper and chives. There’s not much to it, but it tastes simple and nourishing and gives me a good excuse to shovel in big chunks of ciabatta. Do you…

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Misc for September 8, 2014

We’re experiencing the first cool weekend that forecasts delicious autumn—the kids are in school, football season has started, the gardens are winding down. It is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Thoughts start to turn to homesteading for the coming winter, all marking the often unwanted unfurling of time’s relentless ribbon. Time on my mind, I’ve been…

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Misc for August 18, 2014

Not a lot of gas in the tank at the end of this past week. There’s something about losing Robin Williams, and the way it transpired, that seems to have ricocheted through many different circles and touched many of us in different ways. So much has already been said about Williams this week. I’ll only…