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Heirloom Expo 2013 Gallery

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Sauerkraut, Take 2

Our second time making sauerkraut* was much better than the first: *Sauerkraut is one of those words that I have to look up the spelling every time.  Too many vowels… We have a new food processor, which cuts the cabbage … Continue reading

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Five Years…. Woot!

Today Greer and I celebrate our fifth wedding anniversary. After our “elopement” five years ago, we wore custom t-shirts to lunch at Max’s Café that listed our role in the wedding party.  Greer wore his Groom shirt until it completely … Continue reading

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Air Raid Los Altos!

It was about 2:45 in the afternoon.  I had just finished my lunch.  I spent the morning at a conference in San Francisco, and had only been home long enough to eat.  When I came in, the girls were in … Continue reading

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Primal Hash

Corned beef hash and eggs is one of my favorite comfort foods, but it’s definitely not Paleo.  While corned beef doesn’t actually contain corn, it is prepared with a lot of salt.  Potatoes are out, too.  We have delicious eggs … Continue reading

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Raiding the Refrigerator

Never teach a chicken what is in the refrigerator! I did and now it comes back at me from time to time.  You see, the chickens being the tamest, most spoiled hens ever is my doing. . . One day I … Continue reading

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Inconsolable Strawberry

It was a nice Sunday morning.  Crystal and I went out into the backyard to feed the girls some scraps and do a couple of chores.  The girls were taking turns in their egg laying mode.  One sits in a … Continue reading

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is it secret? is it safe?

Secrets. . . I went out to the porch to see what the morning’s commotion was.  Strawberry, as is her habit, gets bored/lonely while Ethel is laying.  Surrounded by five younger hens, she squawks and cries on the patio at the kitchen … Continue reading

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Warmth for Warriors (and me, too)

Yes, I’m famous.    The Palo Alto Daily News snapped this photo at yesterday’s Knit-In at the Los Altos Library.  My librarian friend put on the program as a tie-in for this year’s Silicon Valley Reads selection.  (The books seem … Continue reading

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Geocaching Adventure

Geocaching is sort of like a scavenger or treasure hunt.  People leave a cache somewhere with clues and coordinates to follow.  When you find something, you can sometimes exchange a small trinket for something of equal or greater value. We … Continue reading

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