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I Yam not a Sweet Potato

I Yam not a Sweet Potato

  “Sweetie, where did all of these yams come from,” said LJ as he gazed at a mountain of tubers on the kitchen counter. “Oh, hi, sweetheart. Those are sweet potatoes. I volunteered us to prepare and cook them for the Mangia Kitchen.” “The kitchen for the...

Mutual Aid – Friendly Fridge Keepers

Mutual Aid – Friendly Fridge Keepers

  “I am starving,” thought Nolan as he slowly walked down the street, disoriented and tired. He was vaguely aware that he hadn’t eaten in days, “Great, now I’m seeing things; there’s a refrigerator on the sidewalk.” He walked up to it and opened its door; inside...

Wise Guys

Wise Guys

                                                                                   Companion planting “Are you trying to get to the root of it?” joked LJ. Annie was standing in front of the newly mulched vegetable patch. They had spent the past few days cleaning...

Forbidden

Forbidden

                                                                          “I know what you’re trying to do, Annie, and I’m not going for it,” joked LJ. Annie laughed and gazed at LJ with a loving look. She held out her hand and offered him a perfect Gala apple....

Food for the Ark: Chapter Four – The Water

Food for the Ark: Chapter Four – The Water

  Water everywhere, and not a single drop is clean, thought LJ. Gazing out from the deck of the ark, he saw an endless expanse of water that, after 500 days of rain, now completely covered the planet. Life on home ended in 2020 when human-induced climate change...

Honey and The Pollinators

Honey and The Pollinators

  “Honey, are you calling me?” LJ laughed, “Actually, yes. Come outside.” Annie’s eyes grew large. “Is that a beehive!?” “Yes, and there are no bees in it, yet. Spring is the right time to start a colony, but now is the time to get educated about raising bees and...

Squashed

Squashed

                                             Glorious, thought Annie as she and LJ drove along highway 1 through Big Sur. The cerulean blue sky and the sun’s rays shimmering off the waves crashing into the California coastline was spectacular. Early fall in...

World Habitat Day – A Zero Waste Lifestyle

World Habitat Day – A Zero Waste Lifestyle

  Rumble, rumble, screech, thud, thud, thud, the early morning sound of the garbage truck along with garbage cans hitting the ground after being emptied woke LJ. If its Thursday, it must be garbage day, LJ thought. He glanced at the clock; yup, the week is almost...

Chew It! – Mindful Eating

Chew It! – Mindful Eating

  Lewis looked deeply into her eyes as he slowly chewed the carrot. It took a few minutes, and then he opened his mouth for the next one, clearly enjoying the attention and the food. It is like we are communicating with each other, thought Dani. “I’ve got many...

Good-Mood Food

Good-Mood Food

 Foods That Make You Happy. The car horns blew on cue. The kazoos chimed in, and the shouts and claps for Billy and Jessica followed.  It was a drive-by salute for the couple who were celebrating their 30th anniversary. The pandemic forced them to cancel their...

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