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Day 8: who cut the sod?

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Day 7: hay bales arrive!

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Day 6: dinner for six

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Day 5: never trust the weatherman

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Weekend: two copies

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Day 4: friday friday friday

8:00 am I reluctantly laced up my boots for another day of work building beds. Lifting and carrying 12 ft 2”x 10” untreated birch wood is definitely taking a toll on my shoulders and pretty much every other muscle in … Continue reading

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Day 3: construction begins

Today was our first day of decent weather for building. It was overcast in the morning while we were finalizing our plans. And by the time the afternoon rolled around, we were in full sun. We were able to divide … Continue reading

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Day 2: crates, stakes, and twine

Today we turned sketches into reality. We laid out the focal point of the garden which is an semi-circular “organic classroom.”  The space is intended to serve as a place for students to sit on hay bails facing a teacher. It is … Continue reading

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Day 1: bagel brainstorming

The apartment has turned out to be everything Pat and I could need this Summer. We’re located 1.5 away from the garden site, 1 mile from St. Sebastian Parish School, .5 mile from an Acme grocery store, convenience at its … Continue reading

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Melodrama

  Because going to college wasn’t a big enough change this year, I am living away from home my first summer! After exams ended and all farewells for the summer were said, my parents and I packed up the car … Continue reading

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