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Don’t think twice, its all right

“It is easy to see the beginnings of things, and harder to see the ends. I can remember now, with a clarity that makes the nerves in the back of my neck constrict, when New York began for me, but … Continue reading

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Memories of Poverty (Ricordi di poverta)

Poverty Means (Fill in the Blank) I have been thinking a lot lately about development. One of the main goals of many of us working in development is to eliminate poverty. But what is poverty? Poverty means different things to … Continue reading

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Snacks and glints – hunger is peaking

NY Times article, so much food, so much hunger. Despite the late Norman Borlaug’s accomplishments, “more people are hungry today than ever and that total should exceed one billion people this year for the first time, according to the United … Continue reading

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2nd Time’s a Charm

So Jess and I have been kind of quiet about our home garden because, well, it was pretty much a failure. Except for a bunch of tasty arugula it produced for us. Everything else either didn’t even sprout or fizzled … Continue reading

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