Bleric Ack and the Turkey of Secrets

This year for Thanksgiving my family and I were hosted by my best friend, Bleric Ack.  And when I say hosted, I mean hosted.  It’s easy to forget, when one is constantly surrounded by family members shouting at you to take the crusty potatoes out of the microwave, how it feels to truly be hosted.  […]

Explaining to Your Children Where Meat Comes From

The other day, Ruby asked me what meat was.  This was a fair question, as we were eating it at the time, and I explained to her that meat comes from animals, just like vegetables come from plants, and that life must consume other life in order to survive.  Plants consume nutrients from the soil […]