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Riding the rails! From Virginia to California on Amtrak

A dream of mine has been to ride the train from the East coast to the West coast and back again. I recently got to fulfill that Bucket List wish and traveled from Norfolk, VA to Sacramento, CA and returned … Continue reading

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David Suzuki speaks about reducing our ecological footprint

by Madeline Laughs “Is a forest a sacred grove or simply timber and pulp?“ ~David Suzuki There are simple steps you can take to considerably reduce your own ecological footprint. TRANSPORTATION 1. Choose a place to live that reduces the … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of the Buffet

by Madeline Laughs I’m not sure who actually came up with the first buffet, but I credit Chinese restaurants with this wonderful idea. It seems everywhere I travel these days there is some kind of buffet to partake of. Now … Continue reading

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When raisins were younger and chocolatey

by Madeline Laughs Last night I made chocolate covered grapes to bring to a party. I love the taste of them and they’re so easy to make. Best of all, not too many folks have ever had them, so as … Continue reading

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The Republic of Tea Pomegranate Green Tea

When the Republic of Tea came out with their new cold beverage, Pomegranate Green Tea, I thought I had died and gone to heaven. This bottled goldmine is naturally sweetened by the fruit and has no additives, sugars or artificial … Continue reading

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