July 2012

i’d give you a cupcake if i could

July 18, 2012
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Photo by Lulu. She and her friend made these this afternoon. Four kinds of cupcakes, four kinds of frosting. Because this is what 16-year-old girls do when they’re bored on a summer afternoon. Today is my blog’s birthday. Four years old. Time for a party. Last year on wonder farm’s birthday, I got all maudlin and retrospective about […]

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how to strike it rich in the california gold rush *

July 13, 2012
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You might not want to bother taking your pan down to the river. You’d probably be smarter to do something more practical. The practical folks are the ones who get rich. Cook for hungry miners, say. Even if it means cooking beans over fire for eight hours in 95 degree heat. Even better, you could […]

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