wmtc: the day in oakland

[Written after being home for a week.] On the way out of Shelter Cove, I stopped at the general store, just to see it. It is tiny. And it is the only store in town.  After that, back on the long and winding road, ending at Highway 101. From there,

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wmtc: the day in shelter cove

View from Wedding Point, Shelter Cove Yesterday was amazing and so special. My niece E took me on a tour of the little community and local topography. We went to lookout points and beaches; saw seals lazing in the sun, sea lions throwing back their heads and barking, and a

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wmtc: what i’m reading: animal, vegetable, junk: a history of food, from sustainable to suicidal, by mark bittman

Mark Bittman’s Animal, Vegetable, Junk: A History of Food, from Sustainable to Suicidal is a fascinating, readable, and wide-ranging nonfiction. With clear and simple language, Bittman unpacks the many threads that have determined, throughout history, how we humans feed ourselves. As an alternate subtitle, I might suggest “How Imperialism and Capitalism

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wmtc: the end of roe and how we got here

With the unprecedented leak of the SCOTUS draft brief, and official confirmation of the politicization of the Court, we see the final nails pounded in Roe v. Wade — a turning point which somehow still shocks many people, despite the exceedingly clear regression to this point over the past 40 years.

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