Tag Archives: culture

Review: Consider Phlebas (Culture, #1)

I did not start here on my journey, I came back to it. This was neat. I’ve read a lot of Culture books and this war was referenced quite a few times throughout the series. If you are just beginning here good job. If you liked it, know that every Culture book will be different. […]

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Why is banking culture so bad?

So I’m pretty irritated by most banking culture. Banks made bad decisions. ¬†They got bailed out, and they are still being given access to a lot of cash for 0% or very very low percentages. This means they can make even more money. Merchant Accounts, the good and bad. Banks also give merchant accounts. ¬†These […]

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Save Your Expiring Family Cultures

It’s a time of year when families draw near and if yours goes beyond the grabbing, ripping, digesting of the season you might get a tale or two from your peers and elders. If not this is for you to work on that. Is Your Family History Fading? Here in America I feel we are […]

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A Real Green Revolution, Terra Madre 2008

With great fanfare and after a lot of fundraising Slow Food Charlotte accomplished the huge task of sending over 14 people to Turin Italy for Terra Madre 2008. As a part of the observer arm of the delegation we were there to experience something special and unique. Which if you are in to food, culture, […]

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SERBC 2005

  This weekend Robin and I traveled to Chapel Hill for the finals in the South Eastern Barista Competition. We arrived about 11:30a, enough time to say hello to friends and colleagues before the two hour competitive marathon. Peter, Daryn, Tim, Cindy, and many more faces from [CCC](http://www.counterculturecoffee.com “Counter Culture Coffee”) working hard to pull […]

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