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#livethewage Proves Congress Has No Idea How To Budget

Progressive group Think Progress has been putting on a bit of poverty theater over on Twitter. If you look up #livethewage you’ll find a number of progressive Congressmen pretending to live on $77 worth of groceries for an entire week. 570 more words

Tea Party

Microbiome...What Did You Say?

The first time I heard the term microbiome during my training to become a Certified Health Coach I looked it up to see what it meant. 740 more words

Vegan

Piece in The New Yorker about paleo diets

I recently decided that, even though I’m not interested in happenings in New York City, The New Yorker has enough good writing to give a subscription a try. 329 more words

Agriculture

Day 9 - Food as Pleasure

The first week was less difficult. I’m finding that I feel hungry more often now. I’ve been sacrificing around $0.10-0.15 each of the last few days on spices and while this is only moderately reducing my caloric intake for the day it is increasing my appetite. 452 more words

Food

Day 8 - On the Farm

I’m beginning the eighth day of my “Dollar a Day” diet. Yesterday I worked again at the local organic farm where I pulled weeds for a few hours. 535 more words

Food

Book Club: Eating Animals

When I was a freshman in high school, my friend Andrea bought me Everything is Illuminated for my birthday. I was instantly smitten, and a long love affair with the work of the then very young Jonathan Safran Foer was born. 780 more words

For Fun

Don't Be Argumentative And Ill-Informed.

I fully support political debates. I think it keeps people interested in what is going on around them, although finding a source that isn’t biased is extremely tough for me. 449 more words

Life Education