Food · Just my Thoughts

Organic or Not?

Everyone says you should buy organic.  While I think a lot of organic foods are good, I say you should buy local before worrying about organic.  A lot of local foods are organic also. Then, I hear the argument that people on tight budgets cannot afford organic produce.  I do understand this issue.  Trust me! … Continue reading Organic or Not?

Just my Thoughts · Politics

Budget Woes and Education in NYS

New York State is in a horrible fiscal reality.  Along with a recession the likes that most of us have never seen, NYS took a huge hit with Wall Street firms closing and some lowering of massive Wall Street incomes. You see, NYS has, for many administrations, gone against the number one rule in freelancing… Continue reading Budget Woes and Education in NYS

Just my Thoughts · Politics

Prime Time President

Yes, I was watching the presidential news conference last night.  Did I watch it with the same gusto I watched the first debate of the past election season?  Not a chance.  I have seen enough of President Obama for March.  I am not talking about enough clips on nightly news or cable news networks.  I… Continue reading Prime Time President

Food · Just my Thoughts

Cutting Your Food Bill

I picked up, as I said in an early entry, a copy of Mother Earth News for the first time in decades yesterday.  The magazine itself is providing me with a lot of helpful information on gardening which I am set to attempt again this year.  The website – http://www.motherearthnews.com – is providing me with… Continue reading Cutting Your Food Bill