Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Omnivore’s Dilemma

A Natural History of Four Meals Michael Pollan Penguin Group, 2006 Haven’t you walked into a suburban grocery store, been overwhelmed by the quarter acre of produce and thought, “ Wow! All this food, aisles and aisles of it, is … Continue reading

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Utah to Arizona for a Next Life #1

“Why am I doing this for someone else’s benefit?” The charge could have come from demon, Irma Prattle, but I can tell the difference and this wasn’t an Irma screed. I was up on my backyard mountain to clip the … Continue reading

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The Art of Nonfiction

Ayn Rand Edited by Robert Meyhew A Plume Book, New York 2001 I knew the slim 182 page book would be weighty and I was right. The photo on the front cover shows Rand, with her arms folded, in front … Continue reading

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Hoarding and He Who Dies With the Most Stuff Wins

The article in this morning’s newspaper in the Salt Lake Tribune ( said it took K Kay ten years to accumulate the mountain of stuff in her house. The story came to the Salt Lake Tribune’s attention after neighbors complained … Continue reading

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