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Beans, beans, beans
I find the broad beans rewarding to grow but a little difficult to process. The pods are bendy but fibrous and do not snap like green beans, nor to they zip open by pulling the "string" as one does with peas. I resort to sliding a knife down each one and ki...
I find the broad beans rewarding to grow but a little difficult to process. The pods are bendy but fibrous and do not snap like green beans, nor to they zip open by pulling the "string" as one does with peas. I resort to slid...
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New potatoes are the best
We water with soakers but also freshen things up a bit with a spray nozzle.  The garden, along with everything else, is trying to dry up. It was 101F here yesterday. Eugene had an official record at 98, so I think we had a record too. And no relief in sight...
We water with soakers but also freshen things up a bit with a spray nozzle.  The garden, along with everything else, is trying to dry up. It was 101F here yesterday. Eugene had an official record at 98, so I think we had a...
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Use meditation to support what you learned in Kindergarten. Don't hit people, put things back, don't take what isn't yours, watch for traffic, buddy system. #Precepts
One of the most insistent trends on offer in the spiritual marketplace has been the cult of meditation, which has had important implications for Buddhism. Secular mindfulness has found a place in society, but occupying a somewhat different cultural and spiritual space, a new Buddhism has emerged ...
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If anyone tells you that the warming we've seen over the past century is just a natural swing in Earth's temperature, they are wrong. Absolutely and totally wrong.This widespread myth is a favorite...
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Karen was raised underground. Now she is alone in a post-collapse world ...
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Author of six print titles including Starvation Ridge, a post-apocalyptic novel set in Oregon. Adapting in place with organic polycultural microfarming: http://risashome.blogspot.com/; writing in my spare time; see http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/risabee and http://amazon.com/author/risabear
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