Category Archives: Niagara

Let the madness begin

I’m currently on a little trip to visit some friends. I’ve been away for a week and am beginning to think of the return journey. In two weeks, classes begin again, and along with planning a syllabus, working out readings, … Continue reading

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The loneliness of the asocial home brewer

So I’ve been doing all grain brewing for a few weeks now, as you may know if you read this blog (though few do). I have been enjoying it, but continue to have more questions than answers. Unlike many of … Continue reading

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Winter time… uncap the goodies

Until the snow flies, I feel it untimely to begin digging into the preserves.  So in some ways, I’m quite happy that it has become cold and snowy so early this year.  In many ways, of course, I’m not too … Continue reading

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And so to wrap up

It’s the end of NaBloPoMo.  I have had a month of rambling on.  Here goes the reflections, things I didn’t talk about, things I did, and things yet to come.  I’ll be off for a few days (avoiding the blogosphere) … Continue reading

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Getting gassy

So a former student of mine is married to (or at least hooked up with) a guy who works at Whirlpool, the appliance company.  Today is the annual employee friends and family sale–by invitation only no less.  I blogged about … Continue reading

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She’s so excider, and she just can’t hide ‘er

Post title with apologies to the guys from Food Jammers. In February, when KEL hit a milestone birthday, she rounded up friends and family and asked them to give her challenges that she would have to achieve in the subsequent … Continue reading

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Na blo po mo kickoff

I’m trying to write a post a day for the month of November, for Na Blo Po Mo. It can get difficult, especially since this blog is about canning and brewing, and I’ve been easing up in the canning and … Continue reading

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