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Detaining Truth

This was our final project for what would have been my final semester of the Honors civilization sequence if I hadn’t joined midyear. We were given the option to write the standard final 12-page paper or create our own project. 2,322 more words


"The Omnivore's Dilemma: Industrial Corn", a Reflection on Part I

The first section of Pollan’s book was a read that I just couldn’t put down. His tenacity in his approach to his mission and commitment to relaying accurate and scientifically founded information just isn’t something that you come across as often as you would hope. 1,685 more words


Cookshare: The Pleasure of Simple Cooking

Welcome to Cookshare, a place to rest and digest the pleasures of simple cooking. I created a cooking school a quarter century ago to share meal making skills. 519 more words


What We Want

Hands up, who’d like to own a painting by the legendary Pablo Picasso?

It looks like a lot of you—including some very wealthy people. Very… 2,032 more words

Learning from nature - listen to yourself

Right now I’m listening to fate. I don’t actually believe in fate but sometimes you have to use it just to make excuses! I want to play World of Warcraft but I’m resisting in order to post this. 999 more words


Mud Pies and Treasure

Richard Louv is a journalist who writes about nature. He can be rather convincing about getting outside. He explores the dangers of a sedentary indoor lifestyle. 681 more words