Daily Life

Planting tools on a bed of mulch
Planting Day 2020: Starting The Growing Season
This year has been exceptionally cold, and the long gray spring held on until late May. I’ve been watching the cold-loving, native perennials I have around the garden come back, like asparagus, current, raspberries, blackberries and Egyptian walking onion; however,...
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Early Spring In The Garden 2020: Compost & Planting
Last weekend marked the first outdoor planting day of the season. It's still a little too cold out for most crops to thrive, but some vegetables varieties love the cooler weather. I was able to plant potatoes, carrots, parsnips, radishes,...
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Design Process: Life Is Better With Sprinkles
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Recently I was asked to create a custom badge for an ice cream shop. The badge needed to use the phrase "life is better with sprinkles", show some kind of ice cream imagery, and fit into the same visual language...
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Computer Upgrade: More Ram & A New SSD
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I first started building my own computers about five years ago. Since then I have had no need to buy a new system or start from scratch. Instead I keep building on the foundation I created almost half a decade...
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Crabapple Bloom 2019
In my little corner of the world I have a mature Purple Prince Crabapple tree, and for a short time in the spring it overflows with beautiful blossoms. When I first moved into my house, I had no idea what...
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