Guilt-free weed warfare

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So the world–the Green World at least–seems to be agreed. We all hate Monsanto. They have given us good reason. But that still leaves the average suburban Joe or Jane facing a dilemma. Joe and Jane Suburbs may spend very…

Juicy Fruit

The dilemma--what to do with the strawberries before they go bad?

Last night, I embarked on a science experiment. I started making a fruit-infused vinegar. I’ve been thinking about fruit infusions for a long time. I first encountered the concept years ago–an artist whom I had a brief crush on being…

Of race and roses

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I’ve lived in the Rose Hill neighborhood for over a decade–and the only thing I’ve ever known about it is that it was annexed to the city in the ’30s from property that might have been a plantation named Rose…