You have to love a mid-winter morning that starts out with a temperature of 63 before the sun even starts to lighten the eastern horizon. I expect the sunrise will look pretty much like yesterday's pictured below.
I see from my morning forecast that the Blue Ridge's will be flirting with getting above freezing today. All you folks living on the mountains keep the fireplace going and stay warm.
I have been spending a bit of time over on the Grist site reading Tom Philpott’s take on the new Farm Bill. He makes some good points you might want to check out. This bill will affect every American who eats, so unless you've found a way to live without food you might want to get a piece of this conversation. I don't know about you, but my confidence in Coin-gress doing the right thing when it comes to big money contributors is always slim. Go read Tom's series and then follow the links...You might find yourself getting involved.
Check out this blog I just wandered across - eth•i•cu•re•an n. (also adj.) Someone who seeks out tasty things that are also sustainable, organic, local, and/or ethical — SOLE food, for short.
Time to hit the road for the day job...
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