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The Omnivore's Dilemma

I recently read the Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan, and it was a pretty eye opening in relation to how much modern farming has diverged from farming practices even as recently as the last few decades.  I spent alot of time helping out in a bunch of different ways with gardening and such when I was kid, and also spent more than one summer helping out on farms, taking care of animals and stuff like that, but all that experience was 20 or more years ago, and certainly didn't involve any of the style of industrial farms described ...

Time to talk about mental illness again?

So, it's time to talk about Mental Illness again?

Ok. I am 38 years old, own properties in the most expensive region in the country, and arguably North America, have been progressively employed in my career for almost 15 years, and have been "doing what I love" for much longer in terms of my hobbies and such.

I am happily married to a highly motivated, successful woman, and have two healthy, intelligent (and strong willed) kids who are a delight, even when they drive me bonkers!

I am, by any objective measure, very successful. I can do the things ...