Monthly Archives: August 2011

Oh, if the hipsters could see me now.

I warned a couple people that living out here in Bangs fulltime would make me sappy and joyful in a completely unironic way. The snark has almost boiled off me completely. I find this frightening. What is going on? I had no … Continue reading

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SAHM Day Four: A rant, in draft post form, published late. It’s like a sonnet. Only more boring.

I forgot that the reason you have a cleaner house when someone is staying at home is because SOMEONE STAYS HOME TO CLEAN IT ALL DAY EVERY DAY. When you’ve stopped leaving the house to gallivant in front of Facebook … Continue reading

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Intermediate Produce Auctioneering

It’s midnight, and the last batch of green beans have 20 minutes left in the processor. Then it’s time for a quick nap before the tomatoes hit the boiling water to blanch. In the meantime, here are a few take-aways … Continue reading

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How to feed your pigs: Late summer edition

  You may be wondering how to feed your muddy, beastly hogs in the weeks leading up to their slaughter. Here are step-by-step instructions: Step One: Fill feed bucket with goat’s milk, food scraps, and a couple pan-fulls of pig … Continue reading

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I gotta man

The great thing about Molly and/or home invaders constantly ruining our laptop is that I get a brand new computer for my birthday every year without fail! This consistent blessing allows me a chance to go through a bunch of … Continue reading

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you can’t spell DRAMA without GOATS

Have I ever told you that I hate goats? We have a Boer doeling, which is a South African kind of meat goat. Boer is Dutch for something … probably Ruiner of Joy. We initially got Little Goat as a … Continue reading

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What has happened to me?

Today I noticed that the pan from my fancy rice cooker — the one we used to make sushi back when we had easy access to raw ocean critters from that Japanese grocer? Do you remember the one? We used … Continue reading

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It is almost time.

I am sad to be leaving my professional empire behind, but I am very excited to start my new life. As Michael Daniels once said, I look forward to exiting the rat race for the simplicity of 18 hour work … Continue reading

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I’m taking my talents to South Bangs

I put in my notice at The Other Paper. Now, I’ve formally resigned before (every time the computer crashes, when the coffee pot is empty or when Eric Lyttle uses a caption as a headline), but this time I actually … Continue reading

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