Archive for the ‘Inspiration’ Category
  • This is a review of the book Poetic Knowledge by James Taylor. Poetic knowledge is a term that our rational, scientific society doesn't think about too much.  When we hear the word poetic, we automatically think of poetry, or maybe a good bit of prose that is heavy with beautiful, figurative language.  We might go as far as identifying an experience as poetic...meaning that it was the type of experience that poems are written about.  This last example is getting close to poetic knowled... more »
  • Hi there folks!  It is midnight and I am still up because I ate too many brownies after dinner tonight.  Some people go into chocolate-induced comas, while I get stuck with chocolate-induced insomnia.  Ah, the joys of being me. I went to the midnight showing of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 a couple weeks ago and thought the movie was very well done.  I laughed and cried and am heartbroken that there aren't any more midnight showings to look forward to.  But as good as the... more »
  • I have been doing a lot of research on the food industry and our food supply over the last couple years.  It started around the time Food, Inc. and a couple other books/documentaries came out that brought the unethical (and government supported) methodologies of these industries to the public eye in a big way.  Since that time, my family has been seeking out food that comes from farms that use sustainable practices, and raise animals in traditional ways rather than to maximize profit at the ex... more »