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H-Clint and Barack came to stay in my office while we paint the conference room today. The scarf is for the giant blizzard that’s starting outside.

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DC Snow Impending: Whole Foods Closes Early: Urban Yuppies Panic!

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park in front of the white house

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Walk to work on Wednesday morning…looks like it’s gonna be a while before I get to compost my garden!

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Sweater!

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“January is the quietest month in the garden. … But just because it looks quiet doesn’t mean that nothing is happening. The soil, open to the sky, absorbs the pure rainfall while microorganisms convert tilled-under fodder into usable nutrients for the next crop of plants. The feasting earthworms tunnel along,

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So D.C. got another snowstorm this weekend – and of course, it means I can’t bike to work for another week (let alone walk), because the city prioritizes cleaning ONLY roads. I tried to walk to work this morning and the sidewalks were packed snow and ice, especially at intersections.

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Spring 2010 Garden Plan! Early March after frost/cold temps: turn over soil in front and back garden, add lots of compost. Plant italian and kitchen sink greens mixes. Plant dill. Late March/early April: start tomato seedlings. Plant basil and other herbs back outside when ground is warm. Plant wildflower mix!

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