Monday, May 28, 2012

Life Lately: Flea Markets, Fake Guitars & Wild Man Foraging

My life lately...

*Warning: Very photo heavy post.

 Flea Market

 My brother Ben's new dragon ring that he got at the flea market


 Drinking Ramune

At the movie theatre they put out a "stage" and fake guitar that you could use to take pictures.
Jackie figured out that it made noise and you could sing along!

New reading material that I get for free!

 Brittany and her cute cat, Olive.


What I wore to work one day

Critiques of my novel I still have to read

Enjoying the fresh air after a storm

Close up

Brittany and I decided to go foraging with "Wild Man" Steve Brill yesterday.
We learned what plants are edible and some that definitely aren't.
It was really interesting and we were right near a park, so you don't have to go deep
into a forest to find healthy alternatives.

Black birch tree
The bark on the thin branches can be peeled away to reveal a green inside,
which smells like peppermint and when you chew it it relieves pain.

On the right are Brittany's awesome shoes

Garlic mustard
It's a bit bitter but tastes pretty good.

My favorite was Wood Sorrel,
which tastes citrusy.

Foraging was really fun, but please don't try it out unless you have a guide!

(Last picture via WildManSteveBrill)

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  1. Love your rock of ages photos and wow that is a lot to read about your novel...all the best of luck they are amazing.

    xo erica

  2. Haha that rock of ages thing was funny! That's so cool that you learned what plants are edible and not! and what a cute kitty!

    1. It was a lot of fun! When I see you next, I'll tell you more about it.

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  4. ohh, i love flea markets!! this all looks like so much fun!
    xo TJ

  5. That is one hefty stack of critiques. Good luck to you. The foraging adventure was great fun. :D

    1. Yeah I'm not sure I'm prepared to tackle all those critiques. It was so much fun! We'll have to see if we can remember what was edible.


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