If the government were like a family at a kitchen table talking $

Are you, like me, getting both mesmerized by and sick of the palace intrigues in Washington DC? John deGraaf suggested a remedy. He picked a 5 item common sense agenda that would help a very confused and distressed populace with their real lives. What does everyone really want and need in their …

To buy or not to buy… the continuing saga of Standing Rock

Join me in unraveling my wild ride towards buying an old airport parking bus…almost. It started with Standing Rock – as many stories these days do. In August, the door of my heart flew open and the Standing Rock cause flew in. I went, delivered warm winter jackets, stayed to help …

10-mile dieter (moi) at a 100-mile diet potluck

Oh, less than 24 hours in and I was sooooo tempted to cheat at the Transition Whidbey potluck on local eating. Everyone tried for local dishes but most would get an E for effort in my 10-mile world. Maybe that squash was local but the mozzarella certainly The wasn’t. The …