Monthly Archives: May 2021

Books That Build Us

Books I Love Books That Become Friends Yesterday a dear friend sent me an article by Salman Rushdie called Ask Yourself Which Books You Truly Love. The author talks about the power of story and the kind of stories that … Continue reading

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Ancient Weeds Don’t Give Up Easily

Dino food is still with us Out, Out Damned Horsetail This weekend I visited a wonderful older garden with a magnificent berm overlooking Puget Sound. It was good to have such a satisfying vista to admire because looking at the … Continue reading

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Fast Food For Vegan Meals

Add basil to hummus and be ready to swoon with delight Quick And Wholesome Snacks That Satisfy Lately I’ve been working more than usual and spending less time at home, let alone in the kitchen. Even so, I’ve also been … Continue reading

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Pre-Season Tomatoes For Best Flavor

Fabulous tomatoes are a little sweet and a little salty Build Brix With Compost, Then Add Sea Salt Given that the Maritime Northwest is not exactly prime tomato territory, it’s not super surprising that I’m often asked for tips on … Continue reading

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