Monthly Archives: October 2010

From Alien to Resident

“This is to notify you that your application for permanent residence has been approved.” After three years, five needle jabs and navigating the beast that is US immigration laws and visas, we’re finally here. We’ve transitioned from ‘Legal Aliens’ to ‘Residents’. Which is a pity. I enjoyed referring to myself as an ‘Alien’. But this […]

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New Orleans: Hollygrove Market and Farm

Hollygrove market and farm new orleans

A look at Hollygrove Market and Farm, a community garden and farmers’ market providing fresh local produce to New Orleans’ Carrollton-Hollygrove neighborhood.

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New Orleans

New Orleans

I am knee-deep in Photoshop, sorting through a whole bunch of pictures from our trip to New Orleans. We spent a whole week out there – M, for a conference, and me, getting to know the city beyond its French Quarter and bowls of gumbo. From urban farmer to bookshop owner to popsicle vendor to […]

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The Mousetrap & Bye Bye TLC Ranch

mousetrap open-faced grilled cheese sandwich with bacon and peppers

A chat with Rebecca Thistlewaite of TLC Ranch about the closure of their farm, and a recipe for open-faced bacon and grilled cheese sandwiches.

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