Monthly Archives: December 2016

Through the Camera: On the edge of progress

A section of an older part of Shanghai stands like an island among a wave of new construction.  The ground has already been cleared for the next building going up across the street, and I’m fairly certain that in a … Continue reading

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Through the Camera: Fruit Shop

A fruit shop in Shanghai

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Through the Camera: Multicropping in a tea garden

Multiple crops being grown between the rows of tea bushes in a tea garden near Longjin village.  

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Random Food of the Day

A canteen lunch, Chinese style.  Porkbelly with radish, bamboo slices with bean sprouts, firm tofu “noodles” with veg, and rice.

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Random Food of the Day

Mango mousse with berries

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Book Review: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle Kingsolver, Barbara 2007, Harper Collins I continue to be amazed by Barbara Kingsolver’s span as a writer and a person.  Whether the realm is fiction, non-fiction, essays, or anything else she generates, her basic model of mixing … Continue reading

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Real Life Reviews: Oster Flip Belgian Waffle Maker

Lured into a local department store with a $10 off $50 coupon, I made the mistake of heading to the kitchen section first. Having eaten my share of waffles made on the rotating waffle maker on hotel breakfast buffets over … Continue reading

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