Tag Archives: Food

No Apple Is Imperfect

Originally published as a column on CFJC Today Kamloops Monday, December 3, 2017. The word imperfect on the bag of apples caught my eye. I grew up picking apples off the few apple trees in my family’s garden, but I could not describe to you what a perfect apple looks like. Or an imperfect one… Read More »

What About The Kids?

Originally published as a column on CFJC Today Kamloops and Armchair Mayor News on Monday, September 11, 2017.  A few years ago, when my sons were still in public school (now homeschooled), we would get a lunch program to peruse and choose from if we wanted to. We chose nothing, not because we’re fussy, but… Read More »

A Story Of Waste And Inexcusable Indignities

 The article was initially published as a column in the Armchair Mayor News on December 12, 2014.  Our garden was lush and plentiful this year. We had lettuce since early spring, we had green onion, radishes, kale, chard, and herbs. Later in the summer we had carrots and potatoes and corn. We shared lots with… Read More »