Let’s start with the good bits. The Brighton project has moved forward with amazing speed since that vote three years ago perhaps proving how desperately society needs a fresh angle on sustainable housing. In any case, enthusiasm soon led to the formation of a not for profit company, the Low Carbon Network; and an adventurous Brighton and Hove City Council granted planning permission together with an eight year land lease for a test construction in municipally owned Stanmer Park.
So I’m happy to look at other ideas and approaches from either party as long they seriously tackle our addiction to fossil fuels. Some have suggested raising efficiency standards in our buildings like we did in our cars and trucks. Some believe we should set standards to ensure that more of our electricity comes from wind and solar power.
Tex Rob 10 points submitted 5 days agoReal fresh vegetables often taste much better, sometimes aren even recognizable next to preserved or non fresh veggies. As a kid, I was always so confused by the commercial cut screen on Punky Brewster, because she would say, “When we get back, you can have MY lima beans!” because I grew up having fresh lima beans from my grandparents farm, and they were some of the best fresh veggies I ever had, and tasted nothing like that stuff from the can most of us have had.I went until my 30s until I liked tomatoes. People often think that just because you get red tomatoes in the store, they are the same, they are “ripe” but all ripe tomatoes are not created equal.
This is what’s frustrating. The strategies of this rogue administration are transparent and consistent. There has been plenty of time for the sane, moral majority to develop an equally consistent and firm message of resistance. From the Persians, the Arabs had picked up the technique of adding tangy fruit, such as apricots and cherries, to liven up their meat dishes. One of the cookbooks of the empire called for apricots in a delicacy called mishmishiya (lamb and apricot stew): “Take fat meat. Boil it in a little water.
He begins to ramble, about things like how his awesome sister makes the best red gummy bears and how his friends back home are like lizard skyscrapers. I ask him questions and receive nonsense in return. I am so, so, SO relieved he is done asking the same questions over and over again.
ZWERDLING: Marmar says when you extrapolate those findings, it suggests that more than a quarter of a million Vietnam vets still struggle every day. And Judith Broder says those findings should make you worry about what’s going to happen with the troops who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan. Broder’s also a psychiatrist.