Pirate Jeni

Kitchen Witch, Singer of Songs, Player of Things with Strings

Convenience food is not a crime

Oh, January… the time when a good chunk of humans decide to do a complete 180 on how they are living for about 30 days and then resign themselves to being their old selves for another year. Personally, I don’t do resolutions. There is nothing wrong with me and honestly if I wanted to put […]

After a few attempts, finally… beet bread

I know beets are one of those veggies that folks either love or hate. I happen to really enjoy beets, which is good since I got a bazillion of them in my farm share. I’ve got a fair number of sweet and spicy pickled beets to work through, and some beet cabbage kraut, and kvass […]

Doing it for the dopamine

Lately, I’ve found myself just scrolling scrolling scrolling through Twitter or Instagram just looking for that sweet confirmation of my own perceptions or beliefs.. or looking for the next comment or the next like on something ridiculously banal that I’ve posted. I have my phone in my hand while I’m “watching” TV and by watching […]

Why do I even have this thing, truly

I recently got an email from GreenGeeks about how I could upgrade my hosting from their “Legacy” hosting to the new “Pro” hosting for only $5.00. Of course, I would have to pay the upgraded price upon renewal but it wasn’t that much more than what I was already paying. So I bit and they […]