Archive for September, 2009

OK, I haven’t actually left yet

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

I got a reply from Kevin O’Day, the Deputy Agricultural Commissioner for Santa Clara County, about the LBAM policy changes. He says that, while the federal and state LBAM project managers are still working on the written updates to the quarantine policies, their verbal changes have been used to update the County’s webpage. The new […]

Taking a break

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

I’m going to Maryland over Labor Day weekend, and I now know better than to believe that I’ll be able to blog reliably. So I’m taking a break until next week. See you then.

Figs

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

We picked some figs today at Village Harvest, along with an astonishing amount of grapefruit. My fig tree is a sad tree, certainly due to my decision 12 years ago to build a treehouse around it. Not in it; the treehouse platform is supported by sturdy wooden posts on concrete footings. But the luxuriant fig […]

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