April 28, 2017
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Curated Collection: Greatest Hits Leading Up to the People’s Climate March

I spend more time than I should casting about on the internet to see what political signs and artwork others are making… The Women’s March and the Science March were incredible wellsprings of creativity, I think in part because both … Continue reading

May 2, 2015
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Street Fruit!

Our enjoyment of kumquat and loquat season has been substantially enhanced by the acquisition of a pole pruner. So much of the good fruit is out of reach, but now it’s in our grasp. West Los Angeles offers a wealth … Continue reading

March 8, 2015
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Welcome Oran!

Andy and I are very excited and relieved to welcome our new baby boy, Oran Rice, to our family. Born three weeks early on February 21, everyone was a little concerned about Oran’s small size (just 5 lb 4 oz), … Continue reading

January 1, 2015
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2014 In A Jar

2014 was also the third year I attempted canning (maybe the fourth)? The first year I canned I was inspired by an excess of produce on the verge of going bad after my brother’s wedding. I had time on my … Continue reading