We’ve harvested and eaten some really good greens (spinach, read leaf lettuce, and the like) from our garden. It is great to go out and get fresh food from one’s own yard. However, it has made me realize that to really enjoy it, I need to plant a lot more greens, all over the yard. […]
Today I rode the Electra Townie over to the bike trail that extends from the Arapaho DART rail station up to Galatin Nature Preserve, in Richardson. Eventually, the trail along the DART track, known as the Central Expressway Trail, is supposed to extend farther south, which will be real cool. I’m really happy to have […]
Just took the next step in converting my mountain bike into a commuter. Added a Topeak Explorer rack. I can use the quick release basket from my single speed mixte on it. It’s kind of a tight fit under the saddle, but no biggie. Just rode it to the grocery store and back to pick […]
Greens from our square foot garden. Spinach and red leaf lettuce. Good stuff, and plenty more out there.
After quite few weeks of bad weather, meetings, cold mornings, sickness, etc, I finally got back on the bike commute this morning. Felt great. Time to melt away the winter fat. Rode the Townie today. Will ride the Giant ATX 750 tomorrow, or maybe the single speed Centurion mixte. On the garden front, we had […]
Broccoli seedlings In additions to these broccoli plants, I’ve also started some spinach, bell peppers, brussel sprouts, ocra,and chard. By the time these are ready to transplant, the weather should be pretty nice. Gardening is punk. There’s nothing quite as DIY as growing your own food.
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