My friend, Brad has a pink cell phone. He is an adult and, yes, he is heterosexual. He claims the phone was a gift from his older brother (also an adult heterosexual). He also claims that it is predominantly silver with pink as the accent, but he is fooling only himself….. it’s really frickin’ pink. [...]
Posts from ‘March, 2009’
While perusing Wednesday’s New York Times, I happened upon this informative little gem from Roger Doiron of Kitchen Gardeners International…..a Maine-based nonprofit network of 10,000 gardeners from 100 countries who are inspiring and teaching more people to grow some of their own food. They are also the coordinators of Eat the View- a campaign to [...]
It’s time for the second installment of ‘tightwad tuesday’- a monthly posting created to feature meals that are tasty, healthy and budget conscious….. and also to provide a price per serving breakdown. And wouldn’t you know it? I happened upon Rachel Ray last week while she sat as a guest on Larry King. She was [...]
Mix up the dough (no kneading required). Cover with saran wrap for 24 hours .
One hour in the oven in a heavy, lidded pot and voila!
Lordy!…..Tastes and smells even better than it looks.
I’ve never understood why certain people guard their favourite recipes. Unless you are Heinz selling ketchup or Cadbury selling Caramilk Bars, who cares [...]
Beans drying at the Terra Nova Seed Swap.
Fruit tree saplings available for sale.
With all that snow we woke up to today, it’s hard to believe that only 2 days ago I was enjoying a sunny morning out at Terra Nova’s ‘Seedy Saturday’ (Richmond, B.C.). Though the temperature was definitely a bit nipply, as my friend, [...]
One of Maarten’s chickens struts its stuff in Lutjebroek, Holland.
Exciting stuff! As of March 5, 2009 it is now legal for Vancouverites to keep hens in their backyards. The next step will be to develop policy guidelines “that both protect the health and welfare of citizens, and ensure the humane treatment of backyard hens.”
My friend [...]
Click here to learn more about Charles Eccles’ chickens (in Cambridge, Massachusetts).
Crap-a-doodle-doo! Wish I got this email sooner…..was literally rushing out the door when I received it. And, in my humble opinion, it is tres important…..Vancouver City Council is voting tomorrow on amending the animal control bylaw (By-law no. 9433, Section 7.5) to allow people [...]