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Orphan Peeps and Pineapples

Perhaps no other item announces spring more sweetly than the Peep. These wee marshmallow chicks, bedecked in crunchy technicolor sugar, hold a special power over our collective consciousness from mid-February until late April. Those beady eyes and tiny beaks slay … Continue reading

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Semaphore and Gibberish

We’re at the second to the last vegetable box for the season which almost prompts me to ask, “where has the time gone?” However, I’ve spent almost every post bemoaning my own procrastination and sluggishness, and I know, on my … Continue reading

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Cerebral Tapas

Catching up (again) with two boxes on which to report. Frankly, I delayed posting on the penultimate box because I had neither a culinary, literary, nor emotional trope to conjoin the produce with the workings of my head. I’m in the same boat … Continue reading

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Salad Days

I am playing catch-up ball with this post, as I neglected to report on the last box. Although this missive will cover two boxes, the theme can be summed up in one word: raw. Summer’s bloody heat has arrived in … Continue reading

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The Box: Season 3 Begins!

June is june-ing all over the place, which means the vegetable box has returned! We experienced a very mild winter in New England this year (although if you had asked me about it in mid-February, I would have scowled, cast … Continue reading

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Frying pan, fire, and the smell of sulfur from a freshly-lit match

Do you ever feel like life is a constant merry-go-round of frying pan and fire? This is where I am now—and the most shameful part of it is that I’m the one holding the match. I don’t know how much of … Continue reading

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New Playlist

It’s been a while since I posted a legit playlist, but this one rode well, so I’ll pass it along. The intervals were fierce and the heart rate soared, but my fine group of GRRL cyclists at CORE came, saw, … Continue reading

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Inanimate Objects Are Out to Get Me

NB: The first few paragraphs are full of Jamie-drivel. Skip past the Mousetrap video for vegetables! I have decided to stop fighting with inanimate objects. The problem is they’re not honoring the truce. I spend too much time every day fighting … Continue reading

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A Balancing Act

First off, I thank all of you who expressed so much concern for the cats and me after the last post. I have been overwhelmed with words, prayers, and gestures of kindness. I always prided myself on my choice of … Continue reading

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Ear Candy

Back in the day (like, five years ago), I consumed music avidly. I bought CDs, I went to shows in crappy dives, I read music journalism (really!), and I created annoyingly intense mixes for friends, complete with verbally diarrheal liner … Continue reading

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