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A Tale of Two Outings, Part Three: False Start

After I saw the young bull moose calmly stroll past me that afternoon on Kamiak Butte, I figured the day could get no better and I should head back to the world. I lingered a few minutes, vainly trying to … Continue reading

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Oh, Was That Today?

Fall is here, harvest is upon us, and my town’s farmers market is closing soon. Even though the market is an easy walk from home, and even closer to where I work, I’ve only gotten there twice this year.  In fact, tomorrow … Continue reading

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The Maps Are Here! The Maps Are Here!

Well, it all took longer than I expected and it’s not quite what I imagined, but the maps for the September food inventory are finished and posted below. Here’s what I think you need to know about them: 1. The … Continue reading

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Map of Sept. Spices

Here’s the map of spices and such. Notice the scale of this map compared to the others; very small amounts coming from a great distance don’t worry me as much. Having said that, fresh or freshly-dried herbs would be very … Continue reading

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Map of Sept. Packaged Goods

Here’s the map of the boxed and bagged food. There’s a pretty wide dispersal pattern here, even from as far away as Europe (zoom out to see that.)

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Map of Sept. Cold Items

Here’s the map of the refrigerator and freezer contents. I think it’s interesting to note how much closer, relatively speaking, the cold-hold items are sourced compared to the canned goods.

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Map of Sept. Canned Goods

Here’s the map of the canned goods. Keep in mind that we are near the corner of Washington state that borders Idaho and Oregon, and look at how far most of that stuff traveled.

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