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Partially-Read Book Review: Sharon Astyk's "Making Home"

Are you ready for life in the future? Are you really ready for the-future-that-is-now? Find out by reading at least the early chapters of Making Home: Adapting Our Homes and Our Lives to settle in Place… 925 more words


Astyk Surfaces

Sharon Astyk has been one of my, and my wife’s, favorite writers, but seemed to vanish from the blogosphere over the last year. I often cruise ScienceBlogs and found her post,  248 more words

Internet Media

SNAP/Food Stamp Challenge: an other view

I believe that part of the point of the SNAP/Food Stamp Challenge is to challenge our thinking and to start conversations. This happened to me as I participated in the challenge during the week of November 17. 688 more words

Current Events

Independence Days

As noted, I have been taking Chris Stafford’s course on gluten-free sourdoughs – and it’s going well. I haven’t posted much, but have been busy working on securing my family’s food supply. 180 more words

Independence Days

Guessing the Name, Guessing the Verdict

Aristocrats don’t go in for trendy names, so I doubt that Kate and William will name the newest British royal Trayvon, or Nelson. … 551 more words


Making a Home Where you Are: Adapting to your Place

I started Sharon Astyk’s latest book, Making Home: Adapting our Homes and Our Lives to Settle In Place, earlier in the year but finally finished it yesterday. 352 more words

Sustainable Living

A nice little milestone

Did you notice the byline up there?! Over the summer, I wrote this review of Shannon Astyk’s new book Making Home for the Englewood Review of Books (ERB) and now its published! 68 more words