Month: June 2020
Garden Tower Project: Garden Tower 2 Setup & Review
I finally received The Garden Tower Project’s Garden Tower 2 this past week and had the opportunity to set it up. Here are my first impressions.
Beware the Scammy Social Media Seller
As COVID-19 and social unrest keep their grip on the world, scammy social media sellers seem to keep multiplying, hoping to capitalize on product shortages, people shopping from home, and people looking to support important causes. In particular, Facebook and Instagram are teeming with storefronts with strange names and spectacular sales. As the saying goes, if it’s too good to be true, it probably is. Here’s how to spot them.
A Reflection on Juneteenth
The nationwide protests against racism and police brutality has really brought Juneteeth to the forefront this year, celebrating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the United States. I’ll admit, it wasn’t something I ever learned in school. I didn’t even know the holiday existed until perhaps three or four years ago. The past month has brought on a lot of reflection about how I can personally do better in understanding the realities of the world and chip away from the bubble I grew up in, despite my thinking I wasn’t in a bubble. One way is to expand my children’s understanding of the world early.
My Toddler’s Most Searing Insult Yet
I’m not sure where my two-year-old daughter picked this up from, but it’s fantastic. I am going to add that to my repertoire of insults to lob at people who displease me.
What’s Cooking: One-Dish Kielbasa with Potatoes, Cabbage, and Mushrooms
A satisfying, one-dish meal perfect for chillier days.