A Householder's Guide to the Universe

by Devin Mainville

9 December 2010

 

For anyone who yearns for the “good ol’ days”, A Householder’s Guide to the Universe is the book for them. It lays the groundwork for how to commit to a life of progressive homemaking and urban farming. It’s laid out by season, with different tasks and lessons each month that will, ideally, lead to a life less dependent on outside sustenance.

Fasenfest talks about everything from backyard farms to food preservation. She makes the point that modern conveniences have led us to the economical and environmental issues we face today, so maybe going back to basics is just what we need.

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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