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blue is the warmest color

This morning we are making Mexican wedding cakes.  They are in the powdered sugar rolling stage.  We shared presents.  I got some amazing and wonderful things.  Parents seemed to like the things we gave them too.  I wrapped their presents in an old map of Nevada.  I got towels, a Doris book, a vegan cookbook,… Read More »

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deck the halls

Here’s me with my favorite Christmas tree ornament, gladly the one-eyed deer.

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new scarf

Mom made this scarf everyone thought was silly, but I love it.  Also she bought me new shoes which are purple.  Pics to come.

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cookies and plants

This morning we baked snickerdoodles for my dad and made some without cinnamon for me. Here are some plants from the garden we planted Mom for her birthday right after Thanksgiving.  They’ve grown a lot!

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Corti Brothers

Today we went to Corti Brothers for a secret holiday thing.  And they had berbere spice too. We’re about to go on the trip and are eating up some foods from the fridge.  We made peanut sauce for the broccoli.  “What should I blog about?” I asked Ming. “Three bags of bread from bread pickup. … Read More »

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orange sutra

“Did your headache come from hitting your head on the thingie?” “What thingie?” “Oh, you lost your memory!” “What did I hit my head on?” “The window on the back on the truck.” “No, I don’t think so.  I thought you meant I hit my head on an orange.”

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thanks, sun

The big scratch on my arm and bags full of oranges in the kitchen attest to the fact that yes, picking oranges was the best part of the day, and what better way to celebrate the solstice than to worship spherical orange things.

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all

It’s one in the morning but I’m up.  Today’s highlight might be picking oranges.  I’m hungry.  Ming’s been to this person’s house to pick oranges before but not me.  That is all.

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new herbs

Yesterday we went to Talini’s to see what there was to plant in bed four.  We found some sage and some chamomile.  The sage was large and $5, a purple sage clump.  The chamomile was less.  When we took it out of its pot, its roots swirled round and round.  We planted them and hope… Read More »

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it’s okay to ask for help

There’s this person who spare changes at the light right by our apartment.  His signs say BE SAFE and IT’S OK TO ASK FOR HELP.  I like them.  Today his signs were round, something I had not seen before.