Monthly Archives: August 2010

Solar-powered

Something occurred to me yesterday afternoon… I tend to suffer from mild seasonal affective disorder. It’s actually worse this time of year when the daylight begins to change and the days grow shorter. Even during the summer, I would usually … Continue reading

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Going raw.

On Thursday, I took Logan to have his teeth cleaned, as they were badly in need. His breath smelled like poop and fish, and his teeth were quite tartar-laden. Logan’s had two dental cleanings before, and he loves having his … Continue reading

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Bread!

I am pretty new to this whole baking-bread-from-scratch thing, but I absolutely love to bake bread when I have time to spare. I got this great recipe from Mother Earth News, and the magazine is pretty tattered at this point … Continue reading

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My ripe-melon sniffing dog…

….is, uhm… a little too good at her job. I was wondering where she got the random beige football that she was kicking around. *sigh*

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Just a pic…

…of Ms. Blaze-dog. ….who is still blowing coat like you wouldn’t believe.

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A harvest!

At left is the produce I brought in today from my OWN garden. I have to say, this is a huge, vast, amazing, spectacular improvement over what I did with my garden last year (er… one edible tomato). Part of … Continue reading

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In which I describe what others may call “paranoia…”

My survival/prepper journey began maybe two years ago or so. The Architect has always been kind of a zombie survival nerd, and I always kind of ignored him or occasionally made fun of him for it. After having had enough … Continue reading

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It has come to my attention that I Really, Truly, Honestly, FerReals need a compost heap. This poses several obstacles. First: where to put the darn thing. I cannot put it in my front yard, since being in Small Suburbia, … Continue reading

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