Writings of J. Todd Ring: Read This And Live (Well!)

Verbiage, verbiage… Diets, diets, BS and fads…. We live in a society where half-truths, illusions, propaganda and lies account for the overwhelming majority of information, “news”, “analysis”, and “expert” opinion. To sift through the cesspool that is modern society to find wisdom, knowledge, understanding, truth, or simple honesty, or sanity,

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Dead Wild Roses: Cupcakes – Literal Violence

This all goes away once you accept the factual nature of biological reality. For instance the term woman does, in fact, equal adult human female. When your faux-progressive ideology takes a left turn away from material reality then you get bullshit laden threads like this one.     https://creepychick420.tumblr.com/post/171844043629/harriet-hirshman

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Scripturient: Pollan’s Food fallacies

“Don’t overlook the oily little fishes,” is rule 32 in Michael Pollan’s small book, “Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual” (Penguin Books, 2009). I recently acquired a copy. I’ve read Pollan’s book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma, and have his In Defence of Food on my shelves for summer reading and have two

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A Grumpy Hobbit: Going Green – The Tiny Home Project – Minimum Requires For Going Off Grid

PLANNING FOR THE PLAN

Well not without a plan and money.

Going to a Tiny Home and living off grid is a little more complex than going camping for a weekend or even camping for week.  It is basically "I’m going camping forever, but still want all the nice things we enjoy in our technological society"

So my plan is to build a initial, quick and inexpensive Tiny Home in early spring of 2016 or

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A Grumpy Hobbit: Going Green – The Tiny Home Project – Minimum Requires For Going Off Grid

PLANNING FOR THE PLAN

Well not without a plan and money.

Going to a Tiny Home and living off grid is a little more complex than going camping for a weekend or even camping for week.  It is basically "I’m going camping forever, but still want all the nice things we enjoy in our technological society"

So my plan is to build a initial, quick and inexpensive Tiny Home in early spring of 2016 or

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A Grumpy Hobbit: And I Am Back

It has been years since I blogged, I have been generally been using FaceBook and the twitters, but I have been finding that these are limited and I need a more organized approached to keep things,… well organized. So I talked to Scott at the Progressive Bloggers about rejoining again

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