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Getting all smart and stuff

Life throws some whopper curveballs sometimes.Unfortunately after being with my husband for 12 years, I recently learned he's not the person anyone thought him to be. I try not to post personal stuff on this blog (being a gardening blog and…

Halloween Good (gross) Eats

From the world of the internet, I bring you (might want to hide small children):Meat(loaf) HandFrom not marthaBloody Brain PannacottaFrom Not Quite NigellaHalloween "Finger Food"From A bit of this and A bit of thatZombie…

In case you live under a rock

...or are just too busy, the International Space Station will be visible for the next few nights to the naked eye.Visit this site and find out where and when to look!
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The garden, Squidoo, random

I'm the queen of craptastic titles, I know.It's been hot, not as hot as say, Double Danger (they have a whole "hot as hell" category, you could not pay me enough to live in Texas), but it's getting 90-95F with high humidity and no a/c, and…

Wall Street Journal on the Salem Chicken issue

Here's the link!It's written kind of cheesy, but I'm glad it's published. "It's silliness," says Terri Frohnmayer, a commercial real-estate broker who is co-chairwoman of one of Salem's 19 neighborhood associations and lives outside town…

Salem chickens update

Update: The article is out! Apparently the City of Salem is becoming a nationwide spectacle over this chicken mess. So much so that the Wall Street Journal is interested. I guess the mayor thinks it's because they're dragging it out so long,…

Chicken smells

After I posted this chicken smell post, I've gotten a lot of hits to the blog from it. Again, if it smells, throw it out. If it's in date, take it back to the store for a refund.Searches:chicken that smells bad bad chicken smell bad chicken…

White House is getting a garden

I'm guessing theirs will be bigger and better than mine :treehuggerhttp://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090319/ap_on_go_pr_wh/white_house_garden WASHINGTON – The White House is getting a new garden.First lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to break…
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Salem residents: Chicken updates

A group called CAC (Citizens Against Chickens) has formed and are trying to drowned out the voices of those of us who want chickens.Chickens (hens) are legal in Portland any many surrounding towns, Eugene, Corvallis and MANY big cities (NYC…
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Salem Residents – make your voice heard!

Imagine a bunch of men deciding to do the opposite of what the people they represent want - welcome to America :eyerollIt happens here in Salem even - again I write about chickens. 4 of our councilmen want to kill the whole chicken issue…
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True leaves and other growth, and mud

The lettuce decided to start growing true leaves after today's watering. However, they are leaning a lot to reach the light since we only have one:But it's enough to grow things so I'm happy. More celery is coming up, the onions are…