July 7, 2011

Losing time ...

After a few weeks off, I'm taking up the 100 Word Challenge once again. I love the brevity, and reading everyone else's storytelling. It's a kind of computer game I can totally groove on. This week's word is Forward.

Losing time

She couldn’t believe it. She reads the email again. $2500. She cannot afford that! But therapy is helping, and the potential of a week intensive with a psychologist known to have success in treating multiple personality disorders is impossible to pass up.

But $2500! How can she, who could barely stay present for an hour -- never mind remain employed -- come up with the cash?

She has a connection from the days when she lived on a razor’s edge. It’s a dangerous game but its money. As she clicks on forward, she feels her face shift and herself recede ...

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July 2, 2011

I've written a guest post ...

I was asked a couple of months ago (okay, March) to write a guest post for my farmer -- who also has a Doctorate in Communications ... 8-0 -- about why I choose to source my family's summer vegetables through a Community Support Agriculture (CSA) program. While on my part it is an intensely political move, the bonus of obtaining the very best produce all summer long by simply putting my money upfront and walking a block and a half to someone's back porch on a weekly basis makes the choice all the more satisfying.

And so, without further ado, my post at Glen Valley Organic Farm. Feel free to comment there or, if you prefer, to come back here and tell me what you think of the CSA model in today's world.