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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
Earth Mama, Dirt Under My Fingernails City Slicker
A bit about me:
Country kid trapped in a sea of concrete, botox and fake boobs (but with a nice ocean view). Saving my pennies to get back to greener pastures and simpler days.
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"A Living Revolution" by James Horrox
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Gregory Alan Isakov's "This Empty Northern Hemisphere."
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Bye Bye, Community Garden Plot

*Cue tragic violin music.*

After waiting for a ridiculous number of years for a community garden plot, I've had to let my coveted spot go. In September, I killed my car in an accident on one of LA's famed congested freeways. I decided to walk my talk and not replace the car.

(Long winded posts about the car-free life choice in Los Angeles on my blog here: …


Posted on February 24, 2011 at 3:14pm — 3 Comments

My first garden in 12 years!

After leaving the gorgeous green of Missouri 10 years ago for the grey sea of concrete that is Long Beach and Los Angeles, I finally have a spot in a community garden. I combined plots with a friend who spent a couple of her formative years in the Midwest and missed the green enough to sit on a community garden waiting list with me for more than 3 years. But our wait is finally over!

We started late and I didn't do enough research to figure out what I needed, but we…


Posted on July 13, 2010 at 1:40pm — 4 Comments

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