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Why It’s Important To Know Where Your Food Comes From

Let’s be honest with each other, just for a minute.  When this subject matter (the state of our environment) comes up, it creates guilt all around.  If I’m recycling, I expect you to recycle.  If you’re using energy-saving light bulbs, and I’m not, you’re miffed.  It’s really not conducive to a working relationship. So, I […]

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What 10 Books Have Influenced How You Look At the World?

We have winners for the two up-for-grab issues of Books & Culture, May/June 2010 issue! Renae and Lindsey.  Congratulations, you two!  If you’ll e-mail me at comment4elissa at gmail dot com and provide me with your addresses, I shall send them straightaway.  Happiest of reading to you. John Wilson, my editor at Books & Culture, […]

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Moving Out Into the Debris

I’ve been out-of-my-mind exhausted the past several days, and yet I wake up at four every morning, my mind churning, my body tossing. All it means is that I’m stressing when I shouldn’t be…and oh yeah, I should probably “up” my workouts.  That always makes me sleep. I discovered a wonderful quote today that reminded […]

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