Monthly Archives: March 2011

And now a guest post from the magical land of Shangri-la

 Enjoy a peek into the world of Polo Marco!Chinese Cats Eat Rice Hello everyone, apologies for the long silence. This being March—and therefore anniversary of various Bad Things Happening in Western China–the internet quality this month has been sporadic and … Continue reading

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On the Beach

 No, I’m not in sunny Florida, and spring break is still three weeks away.  I just can’t get the book, by Nevil Shute, out of my mind.  If my memory serves, the world had just endured World War III, and … Continue reading

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The Pizza Revolution Begins at Home

Well, yesterday was another beautiful Saturday at our beautiful state Capitol building. (see a link to a some great photos here.) A lot has happened in a week, including our wonderful Governor and all the wonderful Republican senators’ treacherous moves to … Continue reading

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 I became a vegetarian for the first time in 1971, and then it was off and on until 1976, when I left home for college and could control my meals. (and, I thought, my destiny.  whatever.) Throughout the years, I’d … Continue reading

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