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farm beauty

Hello, I would like to share more farm beauty with you.  We are about to leave this place.  But I wish we could stay. community It’s not about us–it’s about them.  Ming has tended the chickens devotedly.  I’ve prepped some good veg meals.  Ming helped two community members with bike repair, set some rat traps,… Read More »

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fake chicken ginger fried rice

Hello, I made a new kind of fried rice that’s amazing and quick.  It’s very yummy fake chicken ginger fried rice. method First I made some zucchini.  So that means I washed it, sliced it in one centimeter slices, and then cut those disks into fourths.  I sauteed those in olive oil at medium-high heat… Read More »

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schizophrenia dream

I woke up in the morning from a schizophrenia dream and wrote this six word poem. schizophrenia dream fresh asparagus closed tightly Then I photographed some asparagus in our colander before I broke off the woody stems and cooked the tender shoots in my wok.  Wow, it was delicious. Then I made the schizophrenia dream… Read More »

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art lessons

My friend’s dad made some teaching videos about pottery and sculpture.  Art lessons are cool.  The videos are in Brazilian language. Please consider viewing the art lessons, if you would like to learn.  Most of the videos have closed captioning.  So even if you don’t speak this variant of Portuguese, you can understand a few… Read More »

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spinach

Hello, I would like to talk to you about spinach.  One of the marvels of modern life is prewashed spinach, in my opinion.  We never need to eat sandy stuff again.  Yes! Spinach is so green and good.  It tastes like green bliss.  Like energy itself, condensed into bright, green leaf concentrated joy.  Yummy yummy! … Read More »

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green things

Hello, can I show you some green things?  I thought quanyin looked extra pretty surrounded by blooming beans.  These are the little kind of favas. The beans came from a farmers market at my homeland years ago.  Ming thought the package was no longer ok, so he tossed the beans into the garden, like a… Read More »

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tempeh

Tempeh is a food I like.  Yes, I am a real hippie. Well, a more real hippie than me would probably make their own tempeh! It has a fermented aspect.  It’s made of soybeans like tofu, but the soybeans are more intact.  I didn’t know how to cook it for a long time.  Now I… Read More »

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disabled eating

Oh hey, how are you doing?  I made a cookzine while back about disabled eating.  It was called Please Pass the Plants 2: disabled eating.  Did you ever read it?  Let me know if you need a copy! I made this dal recently that was a great example of disabled eating, how I did it… Read More »

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sausage

“Do you want me to wrap your sausage in a tortilla?” I asked Ming.  Oh my.  He just got up, and I’d cooked two veg sausages while he was still sleeping. “Uh, I don’t know,” he said. He ended up eating his sausage just on a fork, standing in the kitchen, still waking up.  His… Read More »

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protein

Protein helps me feel more resilient.  My moods get less all over the place.  So I’m trying to eat more protein, but that isn’t always easy.  I’m mostly a vegetarian and gravitate toward carbs, fats, and veg. I don’t like protein powder–I would rather eat more what feels like real food.  Not to be rude… Read More »