They Feed Us

I wouldn’t call myself a bleeding heart.  Heck, I’m not even very “liberal” on a lot of issues.  Somehow, I’ve always seemed to be in the right place at the right time to get involved with yet another cause.  As a High School kid early on it was volunteering with the...

Moving forward in a diverse community

I’ve been lucky in life to have been exposed to a wide array of cultures and communities.  Despite this, my reactions to “different” are often the same or similar to most everyone else.  At first, there’s a palpable tension.  Fight or flight is in full effect. It’s a...

Speak Up – Not Down

Speak Up – Not Down 2-16-2012 <span cheap jordans online style=”font-family: Calibri”>I was having another gut check moment (I do that a lot) and I began to listen to my own rants (the ones in my head I choose not to share for lockdown avoidance...

“Using a Cast Iron Skillet ain’t so hard!”

An admitted foodie with a kitchen full of gadgets and high end cookware might not be someone you would expect to write this post but hear (read) me out.  Yes I know, what’s old is what’s Hip again, but this isn’t about the coolness of retro.  This just makes sense....

How far out is “the boonies”?

Interesting; when people come to out to the farm, some of them of act like they’ve reached the end of the world and others enjoy “getting away from it all.”  I often get “you really ARE in the boonies,” and yet I’m 10 minutes from the mall.  This doesn’t feel like...