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Food Day In Review

I went, I saw, I was… underwhelmed. This was largely in part due to my misunderstanding of what this Food Day was. I think In my head I had pictured dozens of local farmers and organic food gurus, tips on planting, demonstrations of homestead-y practices… a farmers market on steroids. 213 more words



As in apples, beets and cider. What I did today at Larriland.

I have not been to Larriland since strawberry season this year. We just had too much in the garden and too many berries in our CSA fruit share. 286 more words


Evangelism 101: E

Dear young pastor,

The next area of evangelism is a mandatory for a pastor: Be Available.

This may seem like a given, but many pastors are not available. 134 more words

Young Pastor

What can your genes tell you? Ask the Portland Community Conversation

October 21, 2014

For the crowd that gathered at the Lucky Lab Pub, the Conversation came down to two things: 1) what is the balance between individual rights to information and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) device regulation with direct-to-consumer genetic testing like that provided by 23andMe? 769 more words


First time out with the Lift Ladies

So I finally got to go on an outing (sort of) with the Lift Ladies at this new college group I’m looking into – the one that also runs Cafe Lift which I am also a part of.   539 more words


400 Kansas kids are waiting to be adopted from foster care

TOPEKA (KSNT) – Governor Sam Brownback signed a proclamation promoting November as National Adoption Month.

Melanie and Curtis Odum were in attendance and they know firsthand of the importance of adoption since they’ve themselves have adopted three children. 319 more words