At the Alemany Farmers Market

Sat 04 April 2009 by Ajay Shekhawat

The Alemany Market was busy, as usual. Here's today's haul from the market:

  • 3lb onions ($1.00)
  • 1lb walnuts (gotta get the good fats that come from nuts; $2.50)
  • 1lb raisins (unwashed; have stems, but for $2? Gimme!)
  • 1 head cauliflower ($1)
  • 2lb potatoes (red and russett ...

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Day 3: the natives are restless

Fri 03 April 2009 by Ajay Shekhawat

Stardate 200904.3 . The natives are restless and the rumbling of dissent can be heard all around.

Wait: that grumbling is actually my  stomach trying to get used to this new diet regime.

I'm still scrambling to see how I'll pull this off. But that was the idea ...

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Day 2: reality bites.

Thu 02 April 2009 by Ajay Shekhawat

Today's news had the shocking statistic: 1 in 10 Americans is on food stamps ("SNAP"). The average benefit per person turns out to be $112.82 per month. So I might have to revise my budget to $4/day. Things are looking grim...

Yesterday was the start of my ...

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Wed 01 April 2009 by Ajay Shekhawat

I hardly ever watch TV, but one of my favorite shows is Survivorman. I like the outdoors, and it's fun to see Les Stroud try to make the most of what's available. It comes quite close to reality, though since he has a rescue team just a radio ...

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And so it begins...

Sun 22 March 2009 by Ajay Shekhawat

I've wanted to write a blog for a long time. I've had this domain for quite a while too. I just never got around to it.

But not anymore.

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