Finding Eden on Hog Eye Road

fraserkr:

I hadn’t realized this plan was coming together already. I live on the other side of FM973. Would love to visit this community.

Originally posted on Stories in the Street:

I’ve posted about growing tomatoes and hoping toadopt a baby girl from Honduras, and not adopting a baby girl from Honduras. I’ve posted Rebeka’s story from Rwanda to Austin and back again, about the unfurling of her feet and her personality. Lately I’ve encountered some amazing people, and I thought I’d share some of their stories here.

When I volunteered to drive on a field trip for Nate’s class, I was unclear what exactly we’d be doing, something about geometry and building a gazebo. We drove way out past the airport, curled around the east side of town, and turned on Hog Eye Road. Where were we going again? Something about Mobile Loaves and Fishes, but wasn’t that the organization that drove trucks around town, giving food and clothing to the homeless?  We turned at the entrance, where little wooden birdhouses were attached to the fence, then drove down…

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2014-04-01.Tue GOAL | expand my vocabulary – need action plan

(1) need words other than delicious and yummy.
(2) I value thesaurus.com as resource
(3) devise a plan to reinforce new (or seldom used) words by using them
(4) resource: wordnik.com/word-of-the-day

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2014-04-01.Tue Happy April Fools’ Day foolish friends.

for “Post a six word essay every day!”

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2014-04-01.Tue GOAL | expand my vocabulary – need action plan

(1) need words other than delicious and yummy.
(2) I value thesaurus.com as resource
(3) devise a plan to reinforce new (or seldom used) words by using them

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2014-03-19.Wed | The Vernal equinox is upon us

http://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/march-equinox.html
March Equinox in Austin, Texas, U.S.A. is on
Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 11:57 AM CDT

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2014-03-16.Sun : a diet with focus on macronutrient intake

I found this interesting site: http://iifym.com/iifym-calculator/

for my age, height,  current weight and activity levels with 3 meals / day, the recommended macronutrients are

GRAMS
per day  15.9 carbs 159 protein 63.6 fat 32-40 fiber 1272 calories
per meal  5.3        53         21.2     11-13        424
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2014-03-16.Sun revisit blogging

rediscovering my half-hearted attempts to have blog spots.  I got down this path b/c of issue of 43things NOT posting to my blogs, although test posts work just fine.

I discovered this motivator at wordpress:  The Daily Post @postaday | Inspiration and better blogging tools, from the folks at http://wordpress.com | dailypost.wordpress.com

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