Mom

it’s not a book, but it’s a start

April 16, 2010

On January 30th, 2009 I was laid off.  Consequently, I began collecting unemployment for the second time in less than 2 years. I quickly realized the only way I could avoid situations like that again was to NOT go into another job where my success was directly tied to the purchasing power of individuals and/or [...]


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kitchen sink hummus *Updated*

February 25, 2010

I’ve been desperate to make hummus in my new food processor since the moment I arrived home with it.  I’ve had two recipes (both raw, vegan and gluten free) that I’ve tried previously, but discovered that making hummus in my mothers’ 1970-whatever blender is a bad idea… it makes sad noises, takes forever and the [...]


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my green thumb, part duh

February 21, 2010

I present to you a brief follow up to the guest post My Green Thumb I wrote for my friend’s blog .  If you’ve read it you’ll know I recently bought the awesome new book, Grow Great Grub, by Gayla Trail (who has a blog about gardening that I really enjoy) and I was all excited about [...]


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mom can text, but i think she’s jealous

February 13, 2010

Mom 9:28pm: Are you watching the opening of Olympics? Kyle: 9:29pm: now i am. i forgot it was on, thanks! Mom 9:32: Skier from Bright lead Aussies in. (FYI, Bright, Victoria, Australia is where I spent a year as an exchange student in high school.  Although it is a very small town, the idea of [...]


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