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Movie: What's on Your Plate?

Last night I watched the movie “What’s on Your Plate?” with my 9-year-old and 11-year-old daughters.

“What’s on Your Plate?” is a documentary that follows two 11-year-old girls in New York City as they set out to investigate where their food comes from, how far it travels, how it is prepared, etc. 189 more words

Inspiration

Discover AZ Wines: Harvest Time

By Peggy Fiandaca

It is almost harvest time in Arizona’s wine country. Veraisan is in full swing, which is when the grapes turn the lushest shade of purple. 368 more words

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A City's Girl's Guide to City Fest: Ruben Studdard, Taylor Hicks, & The Roots

Scene:  Woman talking and dancing with two little girls.  They dance, hug, laugh and then repeat. They’ve been at the park since 3:00 pm. It’s now almost 6:00 pm… 1,158 more words

Birmingham

A little off the grid in Nova Scotia

TIDNISH, N.S. — I was parked beside one of the outbuildings—the one marked “Meat Shop.” It was a warm, beautiful day, so I had all the windows rolled down to let the sea air in. 445 more words

Summer

Born Today in 1866.....

Born today 1866 ‪author‬‪ Beatrix Potter‬

Beatrix Potter (born Helen Beatrix Potter; 28 July 1866 – 22 December 1943) was an English author, illustrator, natural scientist and conservationist best known for her imaginative children’s books, featuring animals such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit, which celebrated the British landscape and country life.

Books

Buy Local, Eat Local, Educate Local

Sustainability.  Freedom.  Liberty.  Health.  Carbon footprint.  All reasons we hear to encourage buying locally produced food and goods.  Why is there seldom any discussion about the need to move the power of education to the local level?   243 more words

Life

A little help for the 25%

The other night I had some friends over so I had my house cleaned in preparation. I don’t really need help cleaning my house, but the women I hire has lost several clients recently and her son has moved back to the area and is now working with her. 547 more words

Economics