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Experiment #5

The Art of Fermentation had me all excited to try fermenting, and wild fermentation, at that. But honestly, I have no idea how mead should act. Or country wine. So experimenting with wild fermentation, by its very nature less “orderly” … Continue reading

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Experimentation with Honey

I’ve been reading Katz’ book The Art of Fermentation, and today finally got to start my first experiment. Looking forward to testing out my hand at a lot of new things. Kimchi, sauerkraut (hmmm…), yogurt maybe, cheese possibly, pickles… makes … Continue reading

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Justice and Gender Roles

Professor Kirk has me pondering in his second post on Half The Church. I also intend to review the book soon, but am trying to finish James’  The Gospel of Ruth before jumping into the reading. Kirk takes issue with … Continue reading

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Review of The Strategically Small Church

Thanks first to Bethany House, for this free review copy of The Strategically Small Church (TSSM). I enjoyed reading it, and letting author O’Brien share his own struggles and encouragement. He shares a lot of practical wisdom, along with some … Continue reading

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Review of Romance Languages

I just finished the book Romance Languages – A Historical Introduction (RL), and want to just say, “Wow.” This was a superb book, and I take great pleasure in recommending it. Specifically, for someone who likes language(s), and finds the … Continue reading

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