Category Archives: food

When in Doubt, Unplug and Go Outdoors

My anxiety level went up in November 2016, but I told myself, “Maybe it won’t be as bad as we fear.”  Well, it isn’t — in many ways it is worse.  I suppose it could get much worse. I’ve marched, … Continue reading

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Wild land vs domesticated land

I grew up in a Southern California suburb, where the only wild things were the birds, gophers, and moles.  Now I live in a Northern California semi-rural small town, next to a wildlife conservation area and the Redwood National/State Park.   … Continue reading

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No GMOs

Today was an international day to March Against Monsanto. Monsanto ranks right up there with the cigarette companies for pushing their product and denying anything is wrong with it. Except they go one step further, saying what they sell us is … Continue reading

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Thinking about GMOs

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are organisms or microorganisms whose genetic material has been altered by means of genetic engineering (Dictionary.com). That means it has been altered by the removal of, addition to, or replacement of its genetic material, with genetic … Continue reading

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Earth Day is EVERY day!

I did not post on Earth Day (April 22nd), because I was busy enjoying the day with my partner.   🙂  It was warm here and sunny (until the marine layer moved in about 4 pm).  However, since Earth Day is … Continue reading

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May 1st General Strike 2012

I avoid political talk.  People tend to get excited about politics and hold firm opinions, and see things in black and white.  Last time I believed in black and white I was  five years old.  Even when discussing issues I … Continue reading

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Whom do I thank for my cup of hot tea?

This week during the drive to work, I sipped organic jasmine green tea from a travel cup, and it was SO good.  On a very cold morning, that warm beverage was what I needed.  I felt thankful. Whom do I … Continue reading

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