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Topic ~ Caregiving


Topic ~ Human Trafficking


The Hand that Milks the Cow

I continue to think of how results of Fairtrade practices filter down to farm laborers. Fairtrade considers fairness to farm owners but often leaves out fairness to laborers. This is often reflective of the need for awareness, education and a change in cultural...

Bill Hall’s American Classic Tea

While vacationing, I took advantage of opportunities to interview restaurant owners, chefs, and the owner of the only tea plantation in America, Bigelow Classic Tea. America’s soil is not typically appropriate for tea growing.  Since 1987, Bill Hall, in partnership...

Topic ~ Food


Topic ~ Spiritual


Releasing Emotional Memories

End of the year celebrations usually includes traditions. There are ancient traditions - Santa still comes down the chimney! Letting go of the old – no to having green bean casserole again. A time for new ones – replace the green bean casserole with a fruit salad....

Topic ~ Building Community


Releasing Emotional Memories

End of the year celebrations usually includes traditions. There are ancient traditions - Santa still comes down the chimney! Letting go of the old – no to having green bean casserole again. A time for new ones – replace the green bean casserole with a fruit salad....