Monthly Archives: April 2011

On Bitter Herbs and Crucifers

This past week, I journeyed out of the quiet piedmont to the hustle bustle of New York City to participate in the Passover Seder and the retelling of the Exodus story out of Egypt. The story is illuminated by lively … Continue reading

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Plant Rant – Bloodroot, Bloom Times and Peep Shows

April 11, 2011 The Washington Post article, Plants’ Earlier Bloom Times Hurting Some Creatures, (April 9, 2011 – front page- A section) reports how climate change may be causing wildflowers to bloom early and adversely affecting the interrelationships of species.  … Continue reading


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Jim Duke’s Radioprotective Recipes

Today, April 4, 2011, Jim Duke turns 82. Jim continues to write, teach, research, make us soup, make music and inspire on a daily basis.  The last two weeks Jim has been working at compiling herbs with radioprotective activities. Below … Continue reading

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