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Current food obsessions

I’m currently hooked on KIND snack bars, specifically the Sesame & Peanut with chocolate variety.

Not only are these sesame bars super yummy but they’re also full of hippie goodness: no trans fats, non GMO, wheat and gluten free, low sodium. KIND is a PeaceWorks brand, and gives 5% of its profits to [...]

AIDS Walk Photos

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And it’s done. I’ve put photos up on Flickr. As you can see from this one, we did indeed get rained on.

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AIDS Walk Tomorrow

It’s nearly here. Can I just say off the bat that you guys have been wonderful? When our team started out with our goal of $1000, I wasn’t sure what kind of response we were going to get. The support we got was AMAZING. I blew past my personal goal, raised it, blew past it [...]

20th Anniversary AIDS Walk

Like many people I know, I’m currently feeling a bit more overwhelmed, a bit down, a bit more worried. Of course there have been the various recent personal tragedies among my friends and family (some of which I’ve revealed here). Events in my country have me concerned as the government continues on a path to [...]

Sushi, Baby Gramps, and a Good Cause

Last night we joined Family Frog Taco for dinner at their favorite sushi place. Although Evan and Rona attended our wine party, the logistics of being hosts to more than 20 people at once meant that we didn’t get much of a chance to hang out with them, and certainly not with Zoey who keeps [...]

First Books

My friend JD is participating in Blogathon 2006. He writes:

Money raised from your sponsorships will be donated to First Book, an organization that fosters reading among low-income children.

Subsequent discussion has veered into reminiscing about our own first memories of books. In my highly literate crowd, most people can’t remember a “first [...]