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The Joy of Eating Locally

May 25th, 2014 · 2 Comments · diamond-cut life

Arguably, nothing makes us richer in what matters than eating well, in good company. And eating locally makes us and our community richer on multiple levels. So, “The Joy of Eating Locally” is the topic of Thor’s and my next Potluck Supper & Salon here in Southeast Portland on Sunday, June 1st at 4 p.m. [...]

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Keeping Our Hearts Open For Business

November 10th, 2013 · 13 Comments · food & drink, money, spirituality

Imagine that your food budget just got cut. You have to give up some food each month. What will you give up? Cheese? Fresh vegetables? Coffee? Sugar? (Don’t know about you, but I am starting to panic at this point.) Less food is the new reality for

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Java-Worship and Chicken-Play

September 16th, 2009 · No Comments · food & drink, lifestyle, simplicity, sustainability

After writing in serious veins lately about beauty and battles, the most important number in the world, and our wrong-headed war in Afghanistan, I”m just breathing today. Enjoying simple pleasures, like a cup of excellent coffee (direct trade gets even better wages to the coffee farmers than fair trade, I understand). Portland Oregon, where I [...]

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The Happy Land Of Both/And

January 18th, 2008 · 1 Comment · sustainability

Today’s post is a brief one as I sit here at Stumptown Coffee in southeast Portland, Oregon. I’m sipping from a real mug instead of a disposable cup. Have you ever noticed how much more sensual the porcelain feels against your lips than a flimsy paper cup? How pleasing its warm weight is in the palm of your chilly hand on a winter morning?

It turns me on, to be honest.


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