Category Archives: Big Life

Our Big Life on Farther Along Farm in rural Mississippi

M-i-s-s-i-s

NOAA weather radio is beeping at us. Flash flood warning. Up to three inches of rain has already fallen. Mr. Big Food remarks that he will not be cutting today. I need coffee.

A Little Exercise

In reply to SueK, who commented that she could not fathom 20″ of rain– what’s forecast for NOLA. 20″ is indeed a lot of rain. We could get up to 10″. Here’s something I once had my students do– a very long time ago– when teaching both metric system, and some environmental biology. Take some paved

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Burn ban head scratcher

I swear to God, those folks in Louisiana make us Mississippians look down right intelligent some days. Let’s go look and see if the iPad has a therefore sign. It does not. But you know what I’m talking about. That little triangle of dots that indicates, e.g., Hurricane therefore burn ban WTH?

ROS | Updated w/comment

Run on sentence. I am confused about the context. Must be Drudge related. UPDATE. This is such typical hyper-BS. It’s New Orleans. It has more water than land, and a significant portion of the land is below sea level. And it rained! Oh boy! Why are they out walking around hamming it up for the

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That’s a lot of zucchini bread

Only one minor disaster. Most of these are old recipes, and call for a lot of baking soda. The last batch we made sat out for a good 30-40 minutes before I popped it in the oven. I noticed that the loaf pans seemed fuller than when I’d filled them. Ten minutes later, and from

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