April 07, 2011 • in Environment

A Visit to My Kitchen: Ted Danson

Most people know Ted Danson as the affable bartender Sam Malone in the long-running television series Cheers. But fewer realize that over the course of the past two and a half decades, Danson has tirelessly devoted himself to the cause …

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April 06, 2011 • in Books & Movies

Book Review: Sailing Alone around the World

I discovered Captain Joshua Slocum’s book Sailing Alone around the World—written more than 100 years ago (it was published in 1900)—while reading a New York Times review of another book, one written about Slocum. As some of you know, I’m …

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April 05, 2011 • in Organic Food

Spring into Kindness!

By guest blogger Alicia Silverstone I’m so excited that the paperback edition of The Kind Diet is now available! Since the original edition came out, I’ve received many success stories on my website, TheKindLife.com from readers who tell me how …

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April 04, 2011 • in Books & Movies

Oceana: What I’m Reading Now

I love the beach. The whole ocean, really—but especially the more gentle seas, like the Caribbean. It’s my happy place. And I’ve often said I feel as though I might have been a ship captain in a past life, although …

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April 01, 2011 • in Family

5 Lessons for My Daughters

This past week I was on a “staycation” at home for spring break. My husband was out of town so it was just me and my girls, cleaning out and doing whatever we felt like doing. I realized that because …

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March 31, 2011 • in Gardening

A Visit to My Kitchen: Temra Costa

Temra is a nationally recognized sustainable food and farming advocate. Her recent book, Farmer Jane: Women Changing the Way We Eat, is the product of the eight years she spent working to create a more vibrant local food economy in California …

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March 30, 2011 • in Random Thoughts

Why Women’s History Is So Important

This is the last week of National Women’s History month. Big whoop, right? Yeah, big whoop (from yo’ mamma) right on your ass if you think you don’t have to care about it. Just ask Hillary Clinton, who, according to …

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