After years of hanging out around community gardens, believing with them in all my heart, enjoying the fruits of them, and dropping my compost off at them, I am finally going to join one! Just put in my application today. Stay tuned for pics of the plot’s progress.
It took me a good 48 hours after my birthday to realize that having a birthday meant that I was one year older—one year closer to 40. I think it is safe to say that this is the year that I have physically noticed being older the most ever. Skin sags. It happens.
At the risk of confirming Kathryn’s suspicion that I go shopping every weekend (to which I defensively and uncreatively replied, “I DON’T go shopping every weekend!”), I am thinking of finally buying snowshoes. It’s been on my list since the frozen tundra of Green Bay, New Year’s 2009.
Interesting discussion on Brian Lehrer Show today about wealth distribution in U.S. Guest host Mike Peska makes the point that we have a “culture of equality,” in which the millionaire and the graveyard shift factory worker might all be wearing the same cargo shorts from Old Navy. After all, even Michelle Obama shops at Target. Rich people, they’re just like us!
And when it disappears from home page, you can see it here. But I really like the simpler version on the home page. Nice, fresh way to look at poll results.
If you were looking for a Friday boost to help you coast into the weekend, here it is. Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose!
Going to try my hand at some homemade pizza tonight. I don’t think it’s going to be as yummy as this one that Jenny Mac made on the grill during Camp Irene, but I’m hoping it will be pretty tasty.