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Free Chocolate Cake

That is, free from dairy, gluten and corn.

Do you have food allergies that you feel sometimes restrict you from eating? Anything? When I first learned I was allergic to gluten AND corn, the truth of it was shocking and yet I do not think I fully understood all a food allergy entails. 859 more words


Book Review - The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World.

In Michael Pollen’s book, The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World, we get several stories of different plants which of course, are all tied together by human desire for each of the plants described in the book. 962 more words

Book Review

If you are concerned about where your food comes from, this is the book for you.

I am currently enrolled in  Sustainable World (SUS110), a class with Steven Emrick and we are reading, The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan.

Without giving away too much, it’s broken up into three major sections.  219 more words

Reading List

Sixth grade dons science lab goggles for unit on Digestive System!

Sixth grade students have finished a unit on the Digestive System and had time with their lab groups to adjust their torso anatomy posters to reflect what they had learned. 133 more words

Middle School

Oh Shoot!

Last year Graham and I were searching for a hobby we could do together. We wanted something fun and challenging that might be of use to us down the road. 450 more words

Diane's fall, ignorance, our industrial food system, and butterflies

On Thursday, Diane (Sally’s mom) had a bad fall while walking her greyhounds and got an ambulance ride to Rex Hospital. One of the EMTs on the ambulance somehow got our number out of her phone and let us know. 485 more words


Five Minute Pineapple Fantasy Pie

It ’s Peter’s birthday and he took the day off as a present to himself.  There is no better gift than leisure for someone who works long and stressful hours year in and year out.  278 more words