I'm a foodie turned farmer. A Latina baby boomer from the Bronx now raising grass-fed beef in rural Wisconsin. Through From the Bronx to the Barn I invite readers/listeners onto my farm, Bull Brook Keep, and join in my journey from strap-hanger to beef herder. Having grown up in the tenements, subways and museums of the city, I try to introduce topics and experts that bridge city-farmer experiences and values....more
As a child I was taught that opportunity and good fortune was rewarded to those who were deserving of it, having spent an entire lifetime performing backbreaking labor silently and humbly, like my grandparents had, or studying for years in University like my father. This ruse effectively kept me, the poster child for the gifted Type-A perfectionist, striving for the title of #1 everything until I was about 12. I could read before I started school, I skipped a grade, got perfect marks, had lots of friends, and did I mention I had blonde hair and blue eyes?...more
Founded by award-winning journalists Connie Guglielmo and Kimberly Weisul, One Thing New is a new media company with an innovative approach to women’s content. We publishes a twice-weekly newsletter with smart, informative coverage on a range of topics--from careers to the arts to food--for thinkers, professionals and parents who happen to be women. We deliver provocative, compelling and useful original content that reflects the lives and needs of your life as a modern woman....more
A blog primarily centered around the interaction of two characters: The Webmaster, and Fluffy McGiggles: the website's personality herself.
The Webmaster is trying to provide fluff & fun for all readers. Fluffy (the website) is trying to make sure the Webmaster doesn't do too much harm to the website by inundating it with too little actual content....more