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05/23/05

  09:18:48 pm, by Nimble   , 460 words  
Categories: Reviews, Gardening

D'n'A Gardens

We set out early on Saturday, dropped the doggles off with Dena's parents, and headed north on Highway 21 to Elnora. Our destination: D'n'A Gardens, purveyors of prairie-hardy fruit trees. more »

05/06/05

  03:45:46 am, by Nimble   , 329 words  
Categories: Reviews, Books, Economics

Freakonomics

I really like the cover on this book. Apples to oranges - cute, I get it :) (NOTE: The paperbacks I saw overseas don't have this mutated-fruit cover) This marks the first time that I've bought a book because I saw the author on The Daily Show. Sosumi;… more »

04/20/05

  11:14:58 am, by Nimble   , 357 words  
Categories: Reviews, Books, Gardening

No Work Garden : Bob Flowerdew

I picked this up on sale; a quick flip through the book gave me an inkling is was a good book. Indeed, it is. Bob Flowerdew, with his all-too-appropriate-sounding name (though a web search turns out other people with the same last name) is a popular… more »

04/10/05

  09:25:55 pm, by Nimble   , 287 words  
Categories: Reviews, Gardening

Edward's Garden Center

As far as Calgary garden centers go, I really like this quirky, small garden center out in Bowness. It's shocking how much the employees like plants. No, love plants. I swear they'd take them all home if they could. They can identify most plants at ten… more »

03/21/05

  11:04:56 am, by Nimble   , 333 words  
Categories: Reviews, Books, Fiction

Neal Stephenson's Cryptonomicon

If this book was like a dessert, it would be like ordering chocolate cake, and having the waiter come back to the table with something that was so ornate, you almost felt guilty eating it. It's the fervent attention to detail that feels like the same… more »

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