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.

park in front of the white house

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


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

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.