Monthly Archives: January 2015

Heartlander of the Week: Bead It out

This week’s Heartlanders are those working for the betterment of our waterways by removing microbeads and microplastics. Microplastics are persistent in the environment and can be digested by animals and plants and wind up imbedded in tissues. If they decompose, … Continue reading

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Déjà vu All Over Again

The thing about the United States is, that it used to be this diverse country with amazing regional differences that were fascinating if you gave them a chance. Now, of course, it is a hideously pockmarked relic of adult DisneyLands—where’s … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Spa in Review or You Can Do This at Home (?) Episode 3

So, it has been about a month since I did my home cleanse. I do think I feel a lot better, my skin is certainly healthier, my digestion has improved, and I think I am a bit lighter and have … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Dreamland

To Martin Luther King, Jr.  The Dream Lives.

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Gluten-free Monday: You Can Do This at Home (?) Episode 2

So, following the “liquid diet” day, I did wake up hungry. The book I was using had multiple full day menus with recipes.   While some of them looked good, since this was a DIY effort, I decided to forge my … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Return of Man’s Best Friend

This Week’s Heartlanders are OR7, the first Gray Wolf in Oregon in over eighty years, and his mate. They managed to find each other and build up a pack. Because Wolves. Because things can get better. Because never give up.

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Gluten-free Monday: You Can Do This at Home (?) Episode I

So, years of gluten intolerance or gluten sensitivity or celiac disease, making lots of dietary and lifestyle changes and feeling so much better physically, and I thought, wow, I’m totally there. I have my life back. But then last fall, … Continue reading

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