Tag Archives: elitism

The Shampoo Scam

I didn’t realize that not doing something could be such a big deal until I mentioned in passing to my wife once while shopping that I didn’t need shampoo, as I’d stopped using it. From her reaction, you might think … Continue reading

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Well Said, Mr. Bruni

Not that I’m a big TV watcher, but I too have noticed what Frank Bruni calls an “Unsavory Culinary Elitism” in the popular media. I’ve mentioned it here now and then, most recently in reference to the Brooklyn (really? Brooklyn?) homesteader … Continue reading

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I’m Not Alone Here

Jackie Wheeler agrees that Locavorism seems harder in the (desert) West, as she writes in High Country News. Phoenix must be a far tougher growing area than where I am in the Inland Northwest, and I’ve had my fair share of … Continue reading

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