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A Rediscovered Recipe

Jon Quitslund In the spirit of Zero Waste, here’s something to do with leftover rice. At least twenty-five years ago, in an old-fashioned cookbook by Stella Standard called Our Daily Bread, I discovered a simple and delightful recipe for Rice … Continue reading

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Climax of the Season

Jon Quitslund On the eve of our departure for a month-long house-sitting opportunity on the big island of Hawaii, here’s a quick post reviewing some personal pleasures in the last two weeks here on Bainbridge. The summer, what we’ve had … Continue reading

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Notes for the New Year

Jon Quitslund My contributions to this website were sporadic last year, and attracted little attention.  I am committed to writing more in the year ahead, and I want to attract more readers and other writers to the site, as respondents … Continue reading

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Our Shoreline Management Program & the Common Good

Jon Quitslund The Planning Commission and the City Council met in a joint session on July 21st.  The event marked the conclusion of a huge effort by groups of citizens, City staff, and consultants to draft a new Shoreline Management … Continue reading

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Matinees that Matter: Back to the Garden

I attended a showing of Kevin Tomlinson’s documentary film, Back to the Garden, and took part in a lively Q & A following the film, featuring not only the director and his wife, but one of the women profiled in … Continue reading

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