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Food

Cranberry Pecan Bread from the Bakehouse

A whole lot of tasty holiday eating Brad Hedeman, skilled marketing manager at Mail Order and wonderful writer, says that this loaf is the “kissing cousin to our extremely popular Pecan Raisin Bread.” Over half a pound of dried cranberries and pecans are packed into every loaf. It’s as dense and intense as our Pecan Raisin […]

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Food

Incredibly Delicious Dates from California

Medjool dates from Rancho Meladuco in the Coachella Valley In the desert, the sight of a date palm is almost always an indicator that an oasis is at hand. Freshwater and ripe dates have always been welcome sights for travelers. Although an oasis isn’t generally the end of the trip, it provides a short but […]

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Art, Business, Leadership

Why Worry Won’t Work

And how to help work past it I’m writing this the week before Election Day. This will be published November 4—a day after. Whether the exact outcome will be clear Wednesday when we send this out to the world, I can’t know. What I can say with certainty is that, although I know better, over […]

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Ari's Picks, Good Food

Trea Wildflower Honey from Greece

A culinary gift from the island of Thasos Here’s an awesome way to lighten and brighten your day. Toast a slice of good bread from the Bakehouse—I’m really high right now on the True North. Pour on a bit of your favorite olive oil. Spread on some of the Creamery’s handmade Cream Cheese, or the fresh ricotta […]

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Food

First Flush Darjeeling 2019 from the Jungpana Estate

One of my favorite teas has just arrived in Ann Arbor As we enter the final quarter of a year that’s clearly been a rather difficult one for everyone, here’s a small thing that’s been brightening my days. Drinking hot cups of the most recent crop of First Flush Darjeeling tea that just arrived last […]

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News

The New Pamphlet—“Humility: A Humble, Anarchistic Inquiry”—Has Arrived!

While the world gets louder, humility can quietly help Back when I began the work on this project a couple years ago, I can honestly say that I knew next to nothing about humility. Beyond a general understanding of what the word meant, and that it was probably a good thing to have, I wouldn’t […]

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