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Writings of J. Todd Ring: Mens sana in corpore sano: a sound mind in a healthy body

Mens sana in corpore sano: a sound mind in a healthy body – a very good motto that is. The saying comes from the Roman Juvenal, and it applies as much today as it did two thousand years ago, of course. I’ve alternated, myself, between being a certified bon vivant, almost a regular Zorba the [...]

Paulitical Satire: Save our Farms! Follow Farmer Friday!

A Farmer in a parched field…

So, in case you haven’t noticed, both from my previous Movie Monday post and any time spent out side for most of July, it’s been hot as hell and dry as a bone out there. While this might be great for getting a tan and running your solar car, it hasn’t been very good for our poor poor farmers. In fact, it’s been damn near catastrophic.But, dramatic hyperbole aside, the skies finally opened up these last few days and poured many, many precious drops. This was great for some, not so awesome for others, . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Save our Farms! Follow Farmer Friday!

Paulitical Satire: Part of This Balanced Breakfast

A REAL complete balanced breakfast…

So, I was eating a delicious post-run breakfast this morning consisting of some cottage cheese, tomato, avocado and grapefruit (yes, I’m trying to make you feel badly about what you had for breakfast) and realized just how damn healthy it was! Just for fun, I entered the breakfast into www.fitday.com, and below is what it spat out. Not bad…not bad at all. Ok, a little fat heavy, but that will balance out through the day…and it’s good fat from avocado…so back off!

Grams Calories %-Cals Calories 422 Fat 15. . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Part of This Balanced Breakfast

350 or bust: The Response To Food Dictatorship: Occupy Our Food System

* VandanaShiva.org: Global Visionary Solutions For A Secure & Sustainable Energy And Food Future Dirt! The Movie