December 7, 2017: Consumption & Relationships

I shared a meal and a post-meal coffee, and some beautiful chocolates with an old friend today. We spoke about how everyday life in the twenty-first century leaves little time to nurture friendships and leaves us increasingly fragmented as a…

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November 12, 2017: Eating, Consumption, and Energy Transition

I’m still thinking about the argument made by¬† Mercy for Animals¬†around going veg because it is less carbon-intensive than meat eating. That argument is sound. And, there are many other good reasons to become vegetarian or vegan, not the least…

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November 11, 2017: Cooking for Company

I’m in the grocery store, bright and early. Planning for friends to join us for dinner, I decide to make homemade lasagna. Coming into the market from the wintery snowy morning, it is easy to take for granted the amazing…

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