Random Thoughts

My Friday In Five Sentences


I watched the sun rise from my house…

Geeked out over my new seeds for summer salad greens…

New seeds

Saved a bunch of seeds from last season’s bunching onions…

Saving seeds from bunching onions

Got excited that my old wetsuit came back from the shop, and my new whitewater PFD arrived (oh, what to do this weekend?!)

Old wetsuit and new PFD

And baked some ridiculously delicious peanut butter cookies — from scratch — without burning down the house.

Baking peanut butter cookies

Linda Ly About Author

I'm a plant lover, passionate road-tripper, and cookbook author whose expert advice and bestselling books have been featured in TIME, Outside, HGTV, and Food & Wine. The No-Waste Vegetable Cookbook is my latest book. Garden Betty is where I write about modern homesteading, farm-to-table cooking, and outdoor adventuring — all that encompass a life well-lived outdoors. After all, the secret to a good life is... Read more »


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    June 22, 2011 at 6:29 am

    Sounds like the perfect Friday to me!! (I’m busting for a new wetsuit and need to plan my winter garden… we must be on the same wavelength!)

    Love the onion seed pic.

    • Linda Ly
      Linda Ly
      June 22, 2011 at 10:58 pm


      That’s a West wetsuit. It’s an Aussie brand. I have the 4/3 Lotus and I love it!


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