Monthly Archives: September 2012

week 5: the budget update

This week! I finally feel like we’re making progress. Do I still find wrappers in the truck from snacks Joe bought himself at the gas station? Yes. But, check out the shorter grocery list this week–and lots of it was … Continue reading

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week 5: how much we waste

our herb ( plus jade & hot peppers) collection, taking over the table Joe & I have been trying to source our diets from a lower trophic level & closer to home for a few years now, which has naturally … Continue reading

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outside experience: capital-n nature

It was Sunday morning, or rather early afternoon by the time we forced ourselves to put the reading down & pull the sheets back. We heated Joe’s buffalo chili on the stove, put on extra shirts, slipped toes into socks … Continue reading

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week 4: the budget update

For starters, the fourth week of the project & fifth week of the semester is over. #terrifying This week, I really tried to challenge us: lots of new foods. Limited ingredients. Not that tough, since I decided to impulsively buy … Continue reading

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week 4: why it matters

Yesterday, we harvested our first radish. It was tiny; it was beautiful; and it was ours. We took a bit of time yesterday to harvest all of our peppermint, weed & put down some more fall seed (spinach, radish, carrot). … Continue reading

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reading response: H2O

182 glorious square feet: day 1 in our first apartment, while moving in (and yes, that’s a twin-sized bed) Water, water, every where, Nor any drop to drink. –Coleridge Yesterday, Joe the Husband & I went on a Day Date. … Continue reading

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week 3: the budget update

So, there was a lot of food spending this week & waste this week, but there was a lot of good food & a lot of sharing with friends. The waste was… complicated, but I’ve also gotten more detailed with … Continue reading

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