Monthly Archives: October 2009

Firsts and Lasts

Well, it’s the last day of Vegan Mofo, it’s the last night of October, and sadly, not the first night it’s been below freezing here.  (In the 20’s F, below 0 C)  The juxtaposition can be seen here with the … Continue reading

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Another Great Restaurant

On Wednesday I had some family business in Chicago, and on the advice of Andrea went to The Chicago Diner for lunch.  Its slogan is "Meat-free since ’83," and everything on the menu is vegetarian; almost everything is vegan.  The … Continue reading

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Best restaurant ever

Before my trip to Maryland, I asked a friend who lived there to suggest some restaurants.  There were several possibilities, but the only real vegan one in the bunch was, amazingly, around the corner from our hotel – a five … Continue reading

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…….and we’re back!

Yesterday I returned home from the Progressive Education Network conference in Bethesda, Maryland.  As always, I return humbled to pieces and in total awe of how lucky I am to teach where I teach and work withsuch good people around me.  Even … Continue reading

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You know you’re in trouble when…..

…… when you’re at work and you put all the leftovers you brought from home on a plate, stick it in the microwave, and then realize how good it looks, and then you take a picture of it, and then … Continue reading

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Garden wrap-up, 2

This may not look like "garden food," but we were getting tired of just stir-frying all of the zucchini, tomatoes, onions, peppers, etc and eating them over rice or whatever – not that we have no imagination, but just not … Continue reading

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Garden wrap-up, 1

Seems we just planted that garden, and now we’re harvesting the end of it!  Hard to tell from the photo, but we have some enormous beets, which sort of make up for the miniscule eggplants and peppers.  With those beets, … Continue reading

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