Monthly Archives: May 2010

Cooking without a clue

I have my pride, and I certainly did want to finish assembling our grill sometime this decade, and so I used the long weekend to work on it some more.  I swear, Lego sets come with better directions….. but finally it was … Continue reading

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Red-violet? Violet-red?

Our weather had made a complete about-face.  Last week I posted about the really cold, wet days we’d been having, days that required lots of hot tea and soup.  Last Sunday I made a large pot of Andrea’s lentil-rice soup, … Continue reading

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Pretty darn good

On Monday, my husband and I went to Roman Candle Pizzeria in Middleton (there are three in the Madison area) for a Vegetarian Meetup Group dinner.  For me, the draw was to sample Daiya cheese on a pizza, and in … Continue reading

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A long week, but not as long as geologic time…

This week at school was all about Wisconsin geology.  On Monday we made a timeline, with yarn, of different eras and periods, etc, extending back to pre-Cambrian.  Different colors of yarn represented different periods, and pre-Cambrian stretched all the way … Continue reading

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Eating locally is easier in the spring

Yay for spring!  When things are actually growing in Wisconsin.  The other day Claudia gave us a bunch of morels.  These things are worth their weight in gold, I think, or at least that’s how we treat them.  Aren’t they … Continue reading

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