veg out

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i don’t know about you, but at this time of the summer, i usually start hunting around for new ways to use vegetables from the garden (for others, it could be the farmer’s market or CSA). on the one hand, we don’t want to waste even a bite of that great summer flavor, but on […]

growing shame

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my mom’s front entry is always such a cheerful welcome in the summer, filled as it is with plants. some of these are ones that she brings inside for the winter and others are seasonal. my little fledgling impatiens plant made it to albany in pretty good shape, losing just one leaf on the way […]

what to do with the leftovers?

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tomorrow we head out for a visit with my mom in albany and of course, the garden has chosen just this time to give forth of ripe tomatoes. we’ve been waiting all summer for the generous quantity on the vine to ripen, but they did not . . . until now. hot as it’s been, […]

he’s here!

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welcome baby knitspot! i’d like everyone to meet padraig david baron born: august 22, 2012 @ 2:55 pm weight: 8 pounds, 5 ounces length: 20 inches ten fingers and ten toes! congratulations erica and matt; may every happiness grace your little family!