Monthly Archives: October 2008

Color Me Happy

I think it is fair to say that the dominant culture in America is not one that embraces color as something to which people should aspire. Most home decorators will include a “splash” of color and fashion/style designers would go … Continue reading

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More Local News to Crow About!

I am seriously considering creating a website that gathers information about local food and the various facets that involves. Until that happens, here are some more reports I’ve found, current and a bit dated. Enjoy! 1) “Let Them Eat Kale” … Continue reading

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Locavores Across the Universe

So in lieu of always writing a lot, I’m also going to post news links to interesting food stories. Here’s a Vermont School going local. While it is no longer “news” in that it is not completely new, I’m really … Continue reading

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DIYers Win This Round

All of you who know me know I’m a sucker for feel good stories that involve farmers, community and food. Straight out of Vermont in today’s New York Times is a doozie and I just have to share. The story … Continue reading

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Genius is All Around

Whenever I was running out of money in graduate school I’d throw a dinner party. It wasn’t something conscious, it would just happen. These were not small and intimate, but for 8 or more people. They were multi-course meals and … Continue reading

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Facing the Storm

I don’t know if it is the paucity of metaphors or my lack of creativity, but over the past few days the same metaphors keep occurring to me no matter the topic of my thoughts; weathering a storm. Yesterday, a … Continue reading

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