Monthly archive November, 2008

Technical Difficulties

There are a few changes to the blog I wanted to mention. First, I managed to setup expandable lists in the Archives tab at the top of the page. If you hover over a month, you should be able to click to expand and see the day of the post and titles of the posts...

Zimtsterne Cookies

Some friends held their annual German Beer Party last weekend, so to get in the spirit I made some German cookies. I tend to like things a little less sweet than the next guy, so these little Zimtsterne cookies were perfect. They are almost a cross between a cracker and a cookie. The dough was...

Eugene Envy

I used to live in Eugene, Oregon, back in my college days and it’s a lovely town that will always hold a piece of my heart. Recently I spent the day there visiting some old friends and walking around my old stomping grounds. Here are a few pictures to share, since I am short on...

Garden Karma

This weekend I have been contributing to the world of garden karma. Sometimes we take, and sometimes we give back. I spent two lovely, brisk autumn days giving back but walked off with more than I had walking in. Yesterday I spent a few hours at my lovely friend Denise’s house out in St Johns...

Divide and Conquer

It’s been quite rainy here in Portland, but I can’t pass up the opportunity to capitalize on frugality in the garden. This is one of the best times of the year to get something for nothing – or, in other words, dividing perennials. And we all know how I love free! The upper layers of...