What a Wonderful World

  I’m feeling as happy as a clam at high tide. I dropped off donations at Occupy Boston last night. The vibe was cool there. They were grateful for the donations. It was all quite organized; my friend said she heard that it was more organized than Occupy Wall Street. Today, I noted the mobs […]

The Excitement Starts to Build

  One week from today = Weggies!  

Eat Food.

  I recently read Michael Pollan’s In Defense of Food. It is giving me just the push I needed toward eating more vegetables. I know I need to eat more veggies, of course. But I need to be hit over the head with it repeatedly, frightened by alarming facts, etc. etc. I started down the […]

Farmers’ Markets!

  Yay, my local farmers’ market starts up again this week. And I realized that the other market I visit in the summer has already started! Here’s a handy map of Massachusetts farmers’ markets. Here’s a national search site.

Numbers 30 and 31

Taza chocolate = amazing. Tracy and I took the factory tour over the weekend. We didn’t see any chocolate being made (no production on the weekends), but there were plenty of samples, and the guides were awesome. The company uses organic ingredients, engages in direct trade, and is all about sustainability. What’s not to love. […]