How To Take Care of Your Produce
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How To Take Care of Your Produce

As sad as it is, we humans have a serious food waste problem. In fact, according to Feeding America, America in its entirety wastes 576 BILLION pounds of food each year. They estimate that that is “nearly half of the food grown, processed and transported in the U.S.” We are thrashing food that is almost always still edible at such a rate that 21% of our landfill volume is food. This should scare you. Continue reading

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The Effects (and Benefits) of Heartbreak
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The Effects (and Benefits) of Heartbreak

There’s a hundred different ways I can lead into this article. I could tell you about all the times a significant other has brought my enter sense of self down a notch or the books that have yanked at my heart strings or even the gallons of tears I’ve shed being forced to see ASPCA commercials.

In lieu of those very personal anecdotes (as I’ve already delved into this in an older article of mine), I’m going to come right at you with the hard truth: you will have your heartbroken, probably a bunch of times, and there’s nothing you can do about. Continue reading

Travel Thursday: Your Guide In and Around San Francisco, CA
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Travel Thursday: Your Guide In and Around San Francisco, CA

San Francisco, California – a city both old and new. The area where San Francisco is currently situated, according archeological evidence, was first occupied by humans in 3000 BC by the Yelamu group of the Ohlone people until Spanish explorers arrived in 1769. The area is under Spanish rule for nearly 80 years until the area is claimed for the United States in 1846. The Gold Rush, beginning in 1848, drew people from all over America which grew the population from a mere 1,000 to 25,000 in just one year. Continue reading