Monthly Archives: October 2012

More on that weighted word “vegan”

A few days ago I wrote a blog post Vegan — a weighted word? I offered different ideas on the use of the word “vegan.” Two bloggers I follow on Facebook use vegan in the title: “The Thinking Vegan,” and “Walking … Continue reading

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Idea for Meatless Mondays

Beginning this week, I am starting what I hope will become a regular feature of this blog — ideas for Meatless Mondays. Whether you’re a meat eater or not, if we all consume less meat, we will do the planet … Continue reading

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Joys of car-free living

The other day, I wrote about some of my frustrations of being car free, namely, rain, especially rain in autumn. Today was a cool day. The sun peeked in and out of the clouds. My son and I took the … Continue reading

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California vote

I wasn’t going to go into political issues on this blog. I really don’t need people knowing whether I plan to vote for President Obama or Gov. Romney. Here in Indiana, we will elect a new governor and U.S. senator. … Continue reading

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Rain makes car-free living tough

It’s raining today. The temperature is supposed to reach the upper 70s. My computer says it’s 61 degrees outside. In February or March, we’ll welcome 61. Today, it just feels cold. It’s dark. It’s fall. When the sun the shines … Continue reading

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Oatmeal

On Monday, our local newspaper published an Op-Ed column touting the virtues of McDonald’s. The newspaper does not have publishing rights to publish the column online, so I did a Yahoo search, hoping to find it. Instead I found this. … Continue reading

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Downfall of Lance

This a bit off topic, but here goes: Monday, the International Cycling Union (UIC) stripped bicycle racer Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles and gave him a lifetime ban, which the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency recommended. I have … Continue reading

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