Archive for July, 2008

purple beans!
Thursday, July 17th, 2008

The most interesting vegetable we got this week: purple string beans! We didn’t get many, so to supplement, I got some green string beans from the grocery store, hoping that it’d make a nice color combo. However, it turns out that the purple beans turn green when cooked. Interesting. Other items we got in our [...]

happy canada day
Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

Happy Canada Day! I still have difficulty remembering how the Canadian national anthem goes (I keep thinking that the melody is the same as “O Christmas Tree”), and Joe won’t sing it for me, so I will remain an ignorant American for now. O Canada, O Canada… how lovely are your…. branches…. I wonder if [...]