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I ate dirt

Well, actually, tasted it. I read that it was what farmers used to do to test pH. It was just a bit sweet, which means my soil is the pH I thought it was: fairly neutral but slightly alkaline. My basil seedlings just germinated! I went to a class today ...

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Lost respect

I have to say that Lance Armstrong used to be a minor hero of mine. But the recent ads for an energy supplement that have been popping up everywhere and are now spamming my inbox has made me lose a lot of respect. Well, is failure in marriage was also ...

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Perhaps she’ll die

I swallowed a fly this morning. Things that went through my head: Gah! get it out, get it out! Too late. Now it’s going to die, struggling in the acid of my stomach. Hey, I got a calorie while running. There are those 200 calorie gel packs that some people ...

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The gym blues

I might have to postpone this triathlon thing.  Before Christmas I had been going to the gym, but I have a 90 minute cap at the gym, with my little one in the playroom. The last few weeks I took him there, he was giving me a lot of resistance. ...

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Gym trainers again

(edit: I mean no disrespect to the employees mentioned in this post. In fact, I feel bad for them. That’s a rough thing to have to do for half the work day.) My inhouse babysitters are back at school, so it’s gym season for me again. This means I’m a new ...

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