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Planting the Seed

(Planet Earth) God got it right, right in the beginning, when he told our earliest ancestors: “See, I give you every seed-bearing plant on all the earth and every tree that has seed-bearing fruit on it to be your food.”  It’s right there in Genesis 1:29 if you don’t believe me. 192 more words

Dr. McDougall

Mostly plants.

I find myself living with a vegan, very little counter space, and a huge appetite. I need to learn how to cook.

When I was little, I used to make strange concoctions in the kitchen (raisins in flour with a pinch of salt was, weirdly, something I kept coming back to). 979 more words


Strawberry Fields Forever

John Lennon wrote: “Nothing is real/And nothing to get hung about”

John was from England.  Apparently some folks in California didn’t share his philosophy.  Indeed their discord had risen to a point where they ended up in court.  1,601 more words

Plant Breeding

whole30 completed.

Greens, Reds, Oranges
There was an evening while doing Whole30 when I opened our refrigerator door with the intent of getting something out. After opening it, I let out a laugh of disbelief and stared at its insides that swam in greens and reds and oranges, the bright, vibrant colors of fruits and vegetables. 1,470 more words

Personal Development

The Diner's Dilemma: Something New or The Old Familiar?

Michael Pollan’s great 2006 book The Omnivore’s Dilemma asks the basic question: What should we have for dinner?

The St. Louis diner’s dilemma is: Where should we go… 820 more words


Dinner Date with UConn Reads

Readers in the Boston-area are getting together for locavore dining at EVOO in Cambridge, MA to celebrate and discuss our UConn Reads themes for the semester. 38 more words

A Novel Group Of Huskies Book Selection