Thursday, December 14, 2006

Gettin' funky!

Finals season means a lot of my chores go unaddressed for weeks at a time. After two exams yesterday, I'm feeling much more at ease to face those tasks I've been ignoring for so long. First up? The compost - which I've just been compressing harder and harder into its little covered plastic pot to add more on top.

When I went to empty it, about half fell out easily, but the bottom few inches of indistinguishable vegetable matter had been woven together into a single moldy disk by this lovely silky organism. It seemed a shame to put it out into the cold, where it would stop its fuzzy expansion come the frosty night, but it was, as I mentioned, getting funky in here.