Shrew and Snail

Curiosity cabinet of books, animals, and art and kitchen experiments

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December 2008

Friends & Family

Christmas

Christmas in Houston was fun, as always. We made it in time for tortilla soup for dinner on Christmas Eve, which was delicious. In the morning, there was a collaboration to create the beautiful and scrumptious Eggs Sardou. We opened presents at the house and then went to my brother’s for  ...

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Merry Christmas

And happy holidays, everyone! I will be checking the after-Christmas sales for a new point-and-shoot camera and digging around my parents’ house for my DSLR battery charger so I can get back on track. I mean, you guys should see the chard! Anyway, Merry Christmas.

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Gardening

Hey, that’s us!

Vertie profiled us in Edible Austin’s Winter 2008 issue.  Pick one up and read her article about us and other Green Corn Project volunteers on page 52.  We’re famous! I can’t wait for the Spring Dig-In.  Check out the Green Corn Project if you haven’t, they do great work.

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Dang it.

Monday (yesterday) I got a call from Target, asking about my recent credit application. Hmmm. Didn’t make a credit application at Target, that’s funny. Is this a) a fake phone call or b) an indication that my identity has been stolen? I checked my credit. It was (b). Someone has  ...

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Heck yes!

We are back in business! (Actually, I can’t seem to find my camera charger, so don’t get too excited. *sigh*) I lost a lot of photos with the recent death of the laptop hard disk, but the upside is that editing photos on a the new iMac screen is AWESOME. The laptop died in the  ...

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Still waiting…

We got the computer, now I just have to find my Adobe CS2 software and I’ll be ready to go. In the meantime, my little point-and-shoot’s screen broke. Maybe I will be forced to become more familiar with the DSLR! We went to Houston for Thanksgiving and also spent a day in Galveston.  ...

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