I know my vegetables because I grew up on a farm that raised them. I planted them, nurtured them, picked them and ate them. A good vegetable has a distinct complexion, aroma, color and appearance that speaks quite eloquently. When I see one I know it, but it is rarely in a grocery store. The grocery store vegetables are bred and judged on qualities that are not natural to a vegetable. A hard, juiceless tomato is a good grocery store tomato because it withstands abuse, and because it is picked and shipped green and then forced ripened it lacks a good tomato’s flavor and vitality. It is an anemic mutant of what a real tomato should be. I won’t eat it. Continue reading
I am a voracious reader. My preference has always been hardback books. I even shy away from paperbacks unless they are poetry books which seem perfectly fitted as paperbacks. I have never been able to read a novel on an electronic device, though I can read poetry and children’s books on my iPad. I am curious as to whether anyone regularly reads books electronically or if this ebook thing is mere hype and a fad that will pass.
I think I can envision a more robust reading experience on a big screen TV. You know, kick back in a recliner and read a book in huge print while sipping a craft beer. Continue reading
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