Monthly Archives: June 2006

Wanted: A man who needs a wife who:

1.  Can clean rotten wood and dirt (and who knows what else) out of a 1920’s septic tank, without falling in or throwing up (using a post hole digger, a garden rake, and a shovel). 2.  Is willing to use … Continue reading

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Store Wars

For all you organic farmer hopeful wanna-be’s out there there, here’s a funny video about eating organic, including Cuke Skywalker, ObiWan Cannoli, Chewbroccoli, and Ham Solo.

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Random AP comment and Asperger’s syndrome

I don’t have it in me to write a real entry today (although I’ve been writing it in my head).  So here’s a couple random comments. I’ll try to give you something real tomorrow. 1.  For those of you out … Continue reading

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I’m back from Montana, I’m really tired, and I have to go to training tomorrow.  So more later…

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I like men but…

…my yellow squash plant is only growing male flowers and I’m really TIRED of men!  I need some women around here too!!

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I spent my Sunday afternoon napping and reading this.  It was a wonderful book.  It’s a Newbery Honor Book and I, of course, found it at the Book Thing..  It’s a fast and easy read but definitely worth a couple … Continue reading

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To Eric, Chris, and Dad

Happy Father’s Day!!!!

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Lies, Lies, Lies…

This is what I tended to get when I confiscated notes from 6th graders (when they were in English that is, rather than Spanish or Arabic): (all errors original to the note) J, D said you my girlfriend!!!  This is … Continue reading

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I don’t like peas but…

…freshly shelled peas purchased from the farmer’s market really are quite good.  And Kristen just bought three pounds (her eyes were bigger than her stomach) so we’ll be eating them for awhile…and we’re freezing some for the winter too!

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Shape Note Singing

I think I’ve mentioned before that this winter I started going to a group that sings Sacred Harp shape note singing.  I just found an NPR article about it from 2003 that’s a pretty good explanation of it.  The page … Continue reading

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