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For many people, 2016 was a difficult, disheartening, even depressing year. We can look at many events in our world and think that things are going in a negative direction.

But Joseph Campbell had some words of wisdom about this for us. He said:
“The world is perfect. It’s a mess. It has always been a mess. We are not going to change it. Our job is to straighten out our own lives. ”
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Totals Thursday, SNAP Challenge Edition: What I Spent and Where I Spent It

We are on the homeward stretch of our SNAP Challenge Week.  The picture above is our dinner, which was Chipotle Corn Chowder, made from bone broth from the chicken we cooked on Sunday, and Southwestern Cole Slaw.  Looking back, this meal seems too much the same in color and in taste, but my son and … More Totals Thursday, SNAP Challenge Edition: What I Spent and Where I Spent It

Meatless Monday, SNAP Challenge Edition

We’ve done Meatless Mondays at our house for years.  It is a movement that tries to nudge animal-eaters such as ourselves towards a more plant-based diet.  For most Americans, eating more vegetarian meals is one of the biggest steps towards reducing their carbon footprint.  Plus, properly-balanced vegan or vegetarian meals are also good for our … More Meatless Monday, SNAP Challenge Edition

Solstice Sunday

Sorry, I had a busy day yesterday and ran out of steam before posting our food.  But we had a lovely grilled roaster chicken with hasselback potatoes, also cooked on the grill to keep the heat out of the house, along with salad.  We had toasted cheese for lunch. The chicken was one of my … More Solstice Sunday