Re-Post: ‘Get Local If You Don’t Want To Get Dirty’

No surprises today. I’m still not back to blogging. Even a little bit. So for today I’m re-posting something I wrote waaaay back in 2012 when blogging was fresh and new and WordPress peeps were a very chatty lot (judging from comments, not ‘likes’).

Am I working on getting things together in my own garden? Sadly — like blogging — no. Sitting at a computer or poring through reference books? Sure. Building PowerPoints and making fun games for kids? Definitely. I also get to enjoy a couple hundred smiling faces every week while I play (I still won’t call it work) in their gardens.

I think that makes up for my slacking here.

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Eating Our Neighbors Is So Yesterday

“I have no doubt that it is part of the destiny of the human race, in its gradual improvement to leave off eating [other] animals, as surely as the savage tribes have left off eating each other when they came into contact with the more civilized.” Henry David Thoreau, Walden