Um…I have a tendency to throw myself into things with great enthusiasm. And sometimes, this leads to me going a little bit crazy with the amount of things I commit to doing. This is one of those times. Part of me thinks it’s not a terrible thing. When I get hyper-busy I often tend to … Continue reading more than I can chew?
I head to the farm for my next load of vegetables tomorrow, and I fear I may be buried in tomatoes. For some reason or another, I’ve been having trouble keeping up with them. It could be that I’ve received 30 pounds of tomatoes in the past 3 weeks, and that I’m pretty much the … Continue reading to(o)ma(ny)to(matoes)
Vacation‘s over, and I’m back to the grind. Which in my case involves the violin and vegetables. My CSA haul of this week featured 10 pounds of tomatoes. 10 freakin’ pounds. I’ve never had that many tomatoes before. There are quite a range of types, including some heirloom varieties, and I took a photo to … Continue reading the finger and 10 pounds of tomatoes
This has been a bit of a week for learning for me. I love learning. I am a bit of a long-term student. And even my career goals for after I get the PhD involve continued research. But the truth is, sometimes, the learning process can involve some crankiness. I like to feel like I … Continue reading learning some lessons (a crankiness review)
Actually, I guess we were speaking of mice and cheese. (We were also speaking of “Of Mice and Cheese“.) What I’m talking about now are those best-laid plans. As in “the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” And here’s something I learned about this quote. The saying is adapted from a … Continue reading speaking of mice and men
There’s a thing going around whereby folks ask each other questions, and then write some answers. In response to an offer to spread this thing, I requested questions, and The Amazing KC from Where’s My Cape? answered with some questions. Below I’ve answered the questions. Perhaps you will question my answers. 1. How did you … Continue reading I asked for it
I just got home from my violin lesson. I’ve been taking lessons for just over 3 years, or, as I think of it “not that long.” I was sitting in the music store where I have my lessons, in the waiting area outside the little closet-sized “studio” where I have my weekly lesson. A few … Continue reading dubious distinctions