A ‘Seedy Business’ For Sure

Last week a friend sent an article to me asking for my comments.  To be honest, had I stumbled upon this paper online, I would have dismissed it as “not worth my time”.  It has numerous fallacies and jumps to many conclusions without substantial evidence.  Two thing made me change my mind.  First, a friend asked, and I rarely say no to friends.  Second, this article was … Continue reading A ‘Seedy Business’ For Sure

I Will Not Slop Hogs EVER!

I was born in the back of a pharmacy.  Well, not quite, but close.  My parent’s opened their store in a small California town just a few weeks before I was born.  My playpen sat a stones throw from medicine bottles and I learned to count on a pill tray.  I played “store”, not house, and as soon as I was able to see over the counter, … Continue reading I Will Not Slop Hogs EVER!

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Do Organic Growers Use ‘Hazmat’ Suits?

I came across this image the other day.  A farmer spraying his field wearing a protective suit and face respirator.  When I see this, I see a farmer keeping himself and those around him safe.  When activists look at this, they seem to see a scary hazmat suit and chemical poisoning.  The beauty of this photo, is that it was taken from a video about an … Continue reading Do Organic Growers Use ‘Hazmat’ Suits?

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An Open Letter to our Friends on Maui

Dear Maui Friends, You know us.  You’ve sat in our back yard while Dave cooks a pizza or three for you.  You’ve sat next to us in church, or in a class, or at the coffee shop.  You know our character and our hearts.  What I’m coming to realize, is that some of you may not know what Dave does for a living.  Dave works … Continue reading An Open Letter to our Friends on Maui