All Things Andrea

All Things Andrea

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Guerilla Gardening

"To change the community, you have to change the composition of the soil; we are the soil."

"Gardening is the most therapeutic and defiant act you can do."

"Grow your own food; growing your own food is like printing money!"

"I want kids to know the joy, pride and honor of growing your own food."

"Become a gangster gardener!  Let your shovel become your weapon of choice!"

(Click here to listen to his TED Talk.)

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Worth Contemplating

"People are like stained-glass windows.  They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."
- Elisabeth-Kubler-Ross, as quoted in Ties That Bind by Marie Bostwick

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Worth Contemplating

Homegrown Pure and Simple

"... the deposit of love in every dish is as rich as the deposits of minerals and nutrients in the good earth that nurtures our food."
"Mom used to say, 'Don't good when you're unhappy.  Someone will taste it and think you don't love them.' "
- Michael Nischan,

Monday, July 8, 2013

Book Excerpts

"The (false) suspicion that we can somehow be separated from God is the root of every form of anxiety in the universe, and the cure for it... is the knowledge that nothing can tear us from God, ever."

"If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things."
- Rene Descartes

Proof of Heaven by Eben Alexander, M.D.