Hump Day

By |March 18th, 2015|

At the farmer’s market this afternoon someone said, happy hump day!

I’d forgotten about hump day. When you’re hanging on by the skin of your teeth for a weekend, to do what’s really you, while all week you’re doing something that’s not. I hope you don’t have a hump day. That you’re not counting off days […]

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eat some dirt

By |March 14th, 2011|

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In his fantastic book "The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved", Sandor Ellix Katz tells us to go eat some dirt. 
Clean dirt, obviously. Not dirt downstream from a chemical processing plant. 
There's actually a word for it: geophagy. The practice of eating dirt to obtain nutrients. Often seen in rural […]

love where you live

By |March 4th, 2011|

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have a lot of frogs in this house. 
I know, what with the whole spider thing, it sounds like we don't actually have a roof. We do, we just also seem to have a lot of nature. Like, inside. 
I have (of course) googled whether frogs eat spiders. They do. […]