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About meganbetz

human geography PhD Student at Indiana University; wife, reader, writer, baker, gardener

the end. for a bit.

I know. I know. But it’s true. I firmly believe that when writing stops being a joy and starts being a source of anxiety & guilt, it’s time to walk away. Over the past few months, this blog has become … Continue reading

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a holy god the weekend already round-up

I’m eager to post about the conference I attended last weekend… but it’s already Thursday, & I’m trying to finish absolutely all homework by tomorrow. In the mean time, there are loads of fun things on the Internet that I … Continue reading

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oops, i did it again

It’s year 2 of doubling-up on the CSA fun here at the Betz house. With our second CSA starting up, our cellar is filling with apples, storage squash & potatoes. I just wanted to take a second to point out … Continue reading

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comfort

When a good friend announced that she was coming back into town for a visit, I didn’t expect her to come bearing gifts. She’s working on a small farm, mostly in their bakery. After some serious burns and slashes to … Continue reading

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So, yesterday was birthday. Google knew that & gave me this as my homepage… Sweet. But a bit like your neighbor you’ve never spoken to wishing you a happy birthday through the fence–and you know they’ve just been listening to … Continue reading

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My birthday is Saturday. Good timing. I’ve been slipping into a weird place lately. I’ve been running frantically each week & trying to drop obligations from my plate. And put more cake on my plate. Man! What kind of cake … Continue reading

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autumn

Finally.

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another round-up

Wow. School. Ouch. Brain bruises from stretching it too far. This is basically my life. The coffee consumption–and the Gilmore Girls watching while grading papers & organizing notes–has greatly increased. I wake up sluggish & ignore any offers to do anything social, … Continue reading

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summer squash soup

There’s a horrific lack of photography going on, but I haven’t had time to take pictures. I just inhale food these days. Anyway, this soup ended up being so wonderful–summer flavor with autumn hardiness. Delicious. First, let me say: I. … Continue reading

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that’s it

I’m done. It’s over. I got my first pie pumpkin of the year. This week, I’m turning it into kolokithopita, pumpkin garlic knots + pumpkin chili. And probably some other bread-based product, because let’s be real: All I want is some … Continue reading

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