This was tonight’s haul: Things are booming at the garden in both plots. HH (my Momma’s) looks really great, especially with the pea explosion: Our plot isn’t quite as verdant, and the sweet potato patch basically just looks like weeds. Regardless of how it looks, it’s giving us lots of stuff to eat.
I feel like I am doing a fair amount of cultivation right now in several area of my life. Obvious to anyone who has perused this blog, I spend a good chunk of time cultivating my garden plot. No matter how many times I go out there, the weeds will come back. I feel likeContinue reading “Cultivation”
Sometimes everything runs smoothly. There is sleep at night, the organized day in my head is matched by reality, the baby is smiley, and dinner takes exactly as much time to cook as I thought it would. Then there are days when the baby cries and is inconsolable, I don’t get anything done for myContinue reading “Buggers in the corn”
In museum-related, crowd sourced history news, I submitted the Pink Palace’s PWAP murals done by Burton Callicott to UC Berkeley’s Living New Deal site. While you’re there, poke around and see the long reach and legacy of FDR’s federal programs: Memphis Pink Palace Museum Murals – Memphis TN. You can also read more about theContinue reading “Memphis Pink Palace Museum Murals – Memphis TN”
I’ve been neglecting my backyard in favor of working out at the garden and canning. The plan is that once the heat breaks in September (or October), we will finish pulling the f—–g privet so that we can put in our chicken coop next spring. It will also give us the space to plant aContinue reading “Summer flowers”
Originally posted on memphismaverick:
Meet a millennial mom who’s into urban gardening, museums, and ethnographing Memphis’ past and present. With baby in tow, Caroline can can! Stage name: Caroline Mitchell Carrico Starring roles: Pink Palace Museum Project Coordinator; Adjunct Professor; and Mother to Noah Daily script: Caroline researches, plans, and helps launch exhibits at the Pink Palace. “I have…
We have a bit of a basil explosion going on right now. We have three basil bushes at the garden and three plants in the raised bed at the house. Last week we managed to fill up the salad spinner twice when we pinched back the giants. I did what I always do with tons ofContinue reading “BASIL”
As I mentioned, Greg and I are putting our money where our hearts are so last week we joined the Overton Park Conservancy. When we got married in 2011, we lived in an apartment right at Poplar and Cooper, which made Overton our front yard. The view out of our front window was the tee box forContinue reading “Overton Park Conservancy”
I spent about five hours in the kitchen yesterday. To be clear, I’m happy about it. I tuned my bucket of cucumbers into six pints of pickles plus baked two loaves of bread. Not bad for an afternoon’s work.
This weekend I spent a rocking twenty-four hours in Atlanta. My dear friend Caitlin is getting married in September, and Cal and I are two of her bridesmaids. So the two of us left after Cal finished her day of rotations and Greg got off of work on Friday afternoon. We drove to Jasper, AL andContinue reading “Atlanta without a kiddo”