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I broke out my sewing machine today (Day 23)

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I broke out my sewing machine today (Day 23), originally uploaded by laurenipsum.

I haven’t sewn anything since before we moved, which was a year ago now. But I am making new shower curtains since [...]

This is a big bag of onions, sitting in a chair. (Day 22)

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This is a big bag of onions, sitting in a chair. (Day 22), originally uploaded by laurenipsum.

Today we went to get our turkey at the Port Townsend Farmers’ market, which was AWESOME. Someone there [...]

George Tsutakawa sculpture in front of Seattle Public Library’s Central branch (Day 21)

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George Tsutakawa sculpture in front of Seattle Public Library’s Central branch (Day 21), originally uploaded by laurenipsum.

Coincidentally, after the museum exhibit yesterday, I was at SPL today to pick up several holds. As I [...]

Ti leaf rain cape at Wing Luke Asian museum (Day 20)

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Ti leaf rain cape at Wing Luke Asian museum (Day 20), originally uploaded by laurenipsum.

We went to the Wing Luke Asian Museum tonight for the opening of an exhibit about Hawaiians in the Pacific [...]

I like working from home because I get to have a delicious breakfast (Day 19)

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I like working from home because I get to have a delicious breakfast (Day 19), originally uploaded by laurenipsum.

Like, say, steel-cut oats made with homemade buttermilk, and topped with mom-made raspberry jam.

Miss Ruby June (Day 18)

Miss June has no hairs on her belly, which is sad for her, sometimes.

SO I MADE HER WEAR MY SWEATSHIRT.

Dear Ruby,

Please blame my sister for the following.

Love,

Your totally annoyed pillow in the middle of the night when you decide to come to bed and lay horizontally at about knee level,
aka,
Lauren.

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I couldn’t sell this carrot* in Europe (Day 17)

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I couldn’t sell this carrot* in Europe (Day 17), originally uploaded by laurenipsum.

… yet, at least. But the EU has recently overturned regulations that required very specific aesthetics for lots of types of fruits [...]

I spent the day at the Ballard Farmers’ Market (Day 16)

Don’t ever let anyone tell you* that it’s too hard to eat local and organic in the winter! Look at this variety! Each of these photos is of a different vendor (except the turnips and the squash immediately following; those are from the same one).

I didn’t take a picture of my haul but I [...]

Walking fava bean (Day 15)

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Walking fava bean (Day 15), originally uploaded by laurenipsum.

We planted a cover crop of fava beans and crimson clover in the old tomato bed a bit ago and the birds (including the chickens and [...]

Loren “Hot Sauce” Huggins’ last Seattle show with Chuckanut Drive (Day 14)

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Loren "Hot Sauce" Huggins’ last Seattle show with Chuckanut Drive (Day 14), originally uploaded by laurenipsum.

Loren is leaving the band to be a respectable grown-up, or whatever. I’ll miss him in the band.

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