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Stations along my tea journey

I began drinking tea at some indefinable moment in my youth. Iced tea (unsweetened) was a staple beverage in our household, quite often made as “sun tea” in the warmer months by putting a 2 or 3 gallon glass jar … Continue reading

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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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The Prodigal Son Returns – An American Tragedy

Note: Over the past several years I have had several occurrences to see how eldercare and family dynamics intermix during both the caregiving and estate distribution phases. My direct experience has been very positive, with extended families coming together with … Continue reading

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The World We Live In Nowadays

Earlier today I attended a training session focusing on what to do in the event an “active shooter” situation should develop at my workplace. Representatives of multiple law enforcement agencies were present, and after a brief introduction to the topic … Continue reading

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An Election Question – again

Just about 4 years ago I wrote the following post – “What’s Right with the United States of America” – which is repeated here in it’s entirety.  In many ways I wish I was again able to have the benefit … Continue reading

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Book Review – Enduring Seeds

Enduring Seeds Nabhan, Gary Paul University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 1989 There is a non-profit seed store in Tucson, the retail arm of the Native Seeds/SEARCH organization, and having stumbled into it I found I really liked their approach and … Continue reading

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