Monthly Archives: January 2009


This is the first meatloaf I’ve made in years.  I can remember helping my mom make it and her telling me that ketchup and mustard were the secret ingredients.  This time, I pretty much just took everything in the fridge … Continue reading


Filed under Food, Local Agriculture, Recipes, Sustainable Living, What's for Supper?

Tag I’m It!

I got tagged to do this meme.  So here goes! Link to your tagger and list these rules on your blog. Share 7 facts about yourself on your blog – some random, some weird. Tag 7 people at the end … Continue reading


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Teaching on the Phone

Even though it was a snow day, I still got to educate someone about sustainability. RING! Me: Hello? National Geographic Representative: I’m calling from National Geographic.  We’re going to send you a free satellite map and a trial of our new … Continue reading


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Place-Based Learning: Long Island Sound

After my experience at the Island School, I came back wanting to incorporate what I had learned about place-based learning into my teaching style.  Place-based learning involves learning the subject through an exploration of where you are, your “place.”  I’ve … Continue reading


Filed under Local Agriculture, Outside, Sustainable Living

Pantry Doors

Ed’s been working on our pantry cabinets, and he spent last weekend working on the doors.  We decided to make Shaker-style doors to match our kitchen cabinets, and we’re currently trying to decide what color to paint them.  I’m leaning … Continue reading


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