Our CSA Share – The Missing Weeks

Aka weeks 6-12, during which I was lost in a haze of crazy.  Here are the missing weeks of the CSA share.  I love how you can kind of see summer progress – the first tomato, carrots, and potatoes of the year; the changes in color; the changes in berries.

It kind of reminds me of a much smaller version of the guy who took a picture of himself every day for six years.  Only more vegetables.  And a lot less time elapsed.  (I always wish he was smiling for the pictures – he seems so melancholy.  Not like vegetables, which are decidedly cheerful.)

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All this food!  Where did the summer go?

Our CSA Share – Week 13

For the last week or so, I’ve been working on getting back on track in my kitchen. What does that mean? Digging around in the back of my freezer and my pantry and finishing eating things up! I’m a little bit of a food hoarder, and while it is comforting to have a couple jars of tomatoes left “just in case I need them,” preserving season means it’s time to start fresh and new for the coming winter.

Unplug & Unwind

Conventional wisdom says the first step on the road to recovery is to admit you have a problem. So, here goes: my name is Jesse, and I’m a techie addict. I came to that realization when I did a quick inventory of my daily routine:

There’s Something About August

There’s something about August that gets me every year. Every time I swear this August is going to be different. And then it arrives and takes me by storm. All the vows, resolutions, promises and goals fall by the wayside. August just has its own agenda.