Vietnam: Where our Answers will be Questioned

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We made it to the airport. And successfully checked in. And only left one thing at security (which since then has been retrieved). And now we are waiting for the plane to Seoul, our interim stop to Vietnam, and attentions are drawn to the anticipation of the journey and what we will see, do and experience.

So far, the best statement so far has been, “All your answers will be questioned”.
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Widening the Lens of Community : Upcoming journey to Vietnam

Photo credit: PeaceTrees VietNam

For me, “Community” is a critical part of the Sustainable Living formula; so much so that it is the fourth pillar in our Camp 4 our Sustainable Living approach (which, for those who are curious, all four pillars are Food, Water, Shelter, Community).  We feel blessed everyday to live in a wonderful island community but it is easy to forget that not every part of the world is just like it is here so we are stretching our idea of community beyond “the local” to “the global”.  And to widen this lens of community, I am thrilled to be traveling to Vietnam with PeaceTrees Vietnam.

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Time to Sign Up for your Shell-fish CSA membership

Every year we look forward to renewing our local CSA (Community Sustainable Agriculture) memberships.  On Bainbridge Island, we enjoy our weekly produce from Butler Green Farms CSA program but we really look forward to our monthly delivery of fresh oysters through the Port Madison Community Shellfish Farms.

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Picking Summer Berries with the Help of a Berry Rake

Today was our first day to pick our first harvest of summer berries. Raspberries, Currants and Red Huckleberries are all ripe this time of year and our edible landscape is exploding with fruit.

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