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February 28, 2019

At the end of my Rooting DC talk (link is my slides on Google Drive), an audience member came up to me and said "if you hadn't told us that you have stage fright, we never would have known." I had openly shared about my enduring stage fright right at the top of my talk...

February 21, 2019

I'm so excited to start gardening this spring at Pomegranate Alley Community Garden. Combined with the raised beds in my backyard, this community garden plot effectively doubles my vegetable growing capacity.

Of course, I had already jumped in and started pulling w...

February 14, 2019

I know, I promised an outstanding turnip recipe in my last post. I found one, I just haven't had the time to make it yet: turnip gratin. What caught my eye with this particular gratin recipe is that you bake it in three steps. Using a heavy skillet (not a ceramic or gl...

February 7, 2019

I think this headline from the Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang summarizes the latest weather weirdness rather well: "Washington's temperature leaps to record high of 74 degrees, less than a week after it was 10 degrees." The article goes on to state that we saw...

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September 12, 2019

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