Monthly Archives: July 2010

Cha-ching

About a month ago, The Architect and I sat down and consulted Quicken as to where our money leaks were. We’re not really hurting for money, but we are trying to make a concentrated effort to save as much money … Continue reading

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The Cast…

A little background on some of the other characters who will likely frequent this blog: The Architect and I roll with a pack of four other people – two couples. Crash is my best friend of the past, oh, 12 … Continue reading

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Blame it on the Rain…

One heckuva thunderstorm just blew through here in Small Suburbia, Georgia. Since the beginning of March, when I first began moving my seedlings outside to the back deck to receive a bit of real sunshine and get used to a … Continue reading

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Home grown.

So I just cut open that big ol’ yellow tomato I picked last night. It is absolutely divine. I am now planning on doubling the size of the garden next spring…

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Bok bok bok

Down the road from where my best friend, Crash, lives, is a family who raises their own chickens and sells the eggs for $2.50 a dozen. Recently, I’d switched to buying “cage free” eggs at the grocery store – for … Continue reading

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El Jardin

Last year, I tried in vain to grow a quad of tomato plants in un-tilled, un-limed, unfertilized Georgia red sandy clay. Two of the plants died. The remaining two barely clung to life. One plant gave me one tomato. The … Continue reading

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The Run-Down

May the word vomit begin… I’m Violet. I’m a late 20-something nerd who works in the pet care industry. I’m sort of pagan-agnostic. I guess. I have two dogs, a pair of Akitas named Logan and Blaze; a pair of … Continue reading

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