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April 16, 2014 • in By Maria

Be a Farm Hero?!

The other day I was walking to work and decided to cut through Madison Square Park because there’s often something interesting going on there, like an art installation or a festival. It was a beautiful, sunny spring day. And yes, …

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April 11, 2014 • in Random Thoughts

Digging the Dancing King

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger I’m not a heterosexual man, but if I were, two of my heroes would be Nick Neave, PhD, and Kristofor McCarty, and my new favorite research facility would be the University of …

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April 04, 2014 • in Random Thoughts

Why I Will Not #BanBossy

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels With all due respect to my idols, Sheryl, Beyoncé, and the other women of the #BanBossy campaign, I most certainly will not ban bossy. In fact, you can …

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April 02, 2014 • in By Maria

Blog Advice, Anyone? (Please!)

Hello, dear loyal readers, I am about to undergo a blog redesign—the first in many years—and I’d love your advice. I really enjoy blogging, but it’s also good to take a step back and reassess every once in a while. …

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March 31, 2014 • in By Maria

Fishing for Fun at Kamalame Cay

For spring break this year I wanted to find a nice place to go bonefishing that the whole family would enjoy. After all, it’s not every year a 7-year-old girl makes a New Year’s resolution to go to the Bahamas …

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March 28, 2014 • in Random Thoughts

Accept v. Settle

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger Despite my relentless pragmatism, I am, inexplicably, a big believer in signs. For the past several months, and very specifically for the past few weeks, I feel like the universe is trying …

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March 27, 2014 • in Random Thoughts

Live Baby Chick Cam: Meet Our Polar Vortex Miracle!

by Leah Zerbe, an online editor at RodaleNews.com The cyclical nature of life is perhaps nowhere more apparent than on a farm. The trusty tomato plants of summer are shriveled, brown, and barren by October; even the ragweed that plagued …

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