Monthly Archives: December 2013

My Best Christmas Gift This Year Is Admitting I’m a Sugar Addict

My best Christmas gift this year arrived while writing this article. I’m addicted to added sugars such as corn syrup in candy and refined sugar in fudge. The depth of my self-deception that I control my addiction is disturbing. Most … Continue reading

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The Growing Economic Inequality is Growing More Protests and Actions

A social storm is heading toward these rural clear skies that will inevitably wash away the growing economic inequality here and around the world. We should act now to make it easier on ourselves. Sea Tac’s vote to approve a … Continue reading

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Fasting and Feasting Works Just Like Family

Last Thanksgiving our children and their families arrived early Wednesday and left Saturday morning, by which time we’d shared an unexpected Wednesday dinner for ten, Thanksgiving plus two birthdays on Thursday and our 50th Anniversary on Friday. I complicated my … Continue reading

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