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spaceexp:

All-skyscape of the Milky way taken 5,100 meters above sea level, from the Chajnantor Plateau in the Chilean Andes

Fauntleroy / Southworth - In case I can’t find this when I need this tomorrow….

Walking the Locks tonight with a ham radio friend…. (at Ballard Locks)

This is where I’ll be for the next week. AND I’M NOT EXCITED AT ALL, I’M JUST FINE. TOTALLY CALM!!!!??!!!

amroyounes:

8 vegetables that you can regrow again and again.

Scallions

You can regrow scallions by leaving an inch attached to the roots and place them in a small glass with a little water in a well-lit room.

Garlic

When garlic begins to sprout, you can put them in a glass with a little water and grow garlic sprouts. The sprouts have a mild flavor than garlic and can be added to salads, pasta and other dishes.

Bok Choy

Bok choy can be regrown by placing the root end in water in a well-lit area. In 1-2 weeks , you can transplant it to a pot with soil and grow a full new head.

Carrots

Put carrot tops in a dish with a little water. Set the dish in a well-lit room or a window sill.  You’ll have carrot tops to use in salads. 

Basil

Put clippings from basil with 3 to 4-inch stems in a glass of water and place it in direct sunlight. When the roots are about 2 inches long, plant them in pots to and in time it will grow a full basil plant.

Celery

Cut off the base of the celery and place it in a saucer or shallow bowl of warm water in the sun. Leaves will begin to thicken and grow in the middle of the base, then transfer the celery to soil. 

Romaine Lettuce

Put romaine lettuce stumps in a 1/2 inch of water. Re-water to keep water level at 1/2 inch. After a few days, roots and new leaves will appear and you can transplant it into soil.

Cilantro

The stems of cilantro will grown when placed in a glass of water. Once the roots are long enough, plant them in a pot in a well-lit room. You will have a full plant in a few months.

(via thehappycleanvegan)

Nice summation of my average morning. 

I love these people so much. I met the family who runs this facility at VegFest Portland two years ago. I gave them money, but it doesn’t seem like nearly enough. They have incredible hearts. 

lileks:

Good parents make sure their kids get enough sugar every day. This message brought to you by the utterly impartial and non-industry connected Sugar Information, Inc. 

The sky, right now.

YOU CAN DO IT, SEATTLE!

humansofnewyork:

“People waste way too much energy taking things personally. That Facebook post is probably not about you. It was probably an accident that you weren’t tagged in that picture. And the person you’re dating is probably acting sad because that’s how they respond to setbacks at work, not because of anything you did.”

Wise woman! 

Right on, NPR! It’s my opinion that mainstream masculinity, which could also be referred to as commercial masculinity (the beer-beef-boobs-and-ball masculinity sold to us via commercials and pop-culture) is a major roadblock to sustainability for its dominance in our political, economic and social culture and its shaming of compassion, thoughtfulness, nurturing and other characteristics that are relegated to the realm of women, the effeminate, and the irrational.”

The bed is getting full.

Hipsters vs. Tacky

  • Jason:: I taught Beth what "hipster" meant today. Hey Beth! What does "hipster" mean?

  • Beth:: Someone who has bad fashion sense.

  • Jason:: This is what I get for teaching her the definition of "tacky" and "hipster" on the same afternoon.

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