Because it’s Friday, and because we ate and drank just a tiny bit too much last night at Patrick’s Posthumous Birthday party (which was delightful and jolly and because our friend Jim hung Patrick’s picture on the restaurant wall, it sort of felt like he was among us) — this morning LivingSmall brings you that staple of the exhausted blogger: a list of links.
Hugh Fearnly-Wittingstall expounds on the joys of hunting mushrooms (and I wish I lived in England so I could have gotten the free mushroom guide with my copy of the Guardian). If it ever manages to rain before the first snow, we might have some fall mushrooms here. Spring is more reliable in our climate but I’m still hoping for some fall boletes or chanterelles.
I can’t remember how I found this great article about Angelo Pellegrini, but it’s worth a read: Man of the Earth Reaps the Good Life
If anyone had doubts about how a garden can reap change, go read this terrific piece in Orion about a community that built a garden as a response to a drive-by shooting: A Community Garden is More than a Garden