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2012 in review

19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 63,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people to see it. Lets just say, I am happy with year #1. Click here … Continue reading

The Retaining Wall Project

The Retaining Wall Project

Lets rewind the tape… Last year, early spring 2011 I heard my dad mention he was thinking about paying someone to build him a landscape retaining wall out in front of his house.  I hinted around to get more details and discovered he had already had a quote from a professional to do it.  I … Continue reading

The Yard Sale

The Yard Sale

What is this? I thought I was reading a garden blog, why is there a post about selling your stuff on here?  This is a legitimate question.  Stick with me and I will explain. Just in case you missed it, the blog is not entirely about gardening.  There are some posts about healthy living, organic … Continue reading

Interview ~ Garden Eats

Recently I had the opportunity to interview the authors of Garden Eats. What is Garden Eats? Click on over to their website and find out. I am sure they will welcome you with open arms. Hopefully this interview might also play a part in answering that question.       From the Garden Eats “About” … Continue reading

Picnic Raid (and I am not talking about ants)

Watch the following video and read the article (link below) to learn about a Health department raid on a community picnic. Health department raids community picnic and destroys all food with bleach | A Distinctive World. ******************** What really gets me is that they poured bleach on the food.  What a waste.  At the very … Continue reading

The Doomsday Vault

The Doomsday Vault

As the author of Seed To Salad, obviously I must share an article I read recently about a seed vault in Norway. The vault holds seeds from around the world for safe keeping, should there ever be a need.  (Article is below.) I didn’t even know this existed until recently.  I am comforted by the fact that … Continue reading

My New Apprentice (Padawan)

My New Apprentice (Padawan)

I would like to introduce to you my new apprentice.  His name is Luke.  He will be helping me out in the garden this year.  He came highly recommended from someone at the Mos Eisley spaceport.  There you will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy.  So I need to be careful. Due … Continue reading

Tiny Urban Zoo

Tiny Urban Zoo

Does anyone besides me remember the Saturday morning short films (songs) that aired on ABC by Schoolhouse Rock?  If you don’t know what I am talking about check out the lyrics to the theme song and see if that jogs your memory. As your body grows bigger Your mind grows flowered It’s great to learn … Continue reading