What Does Community Mean to You: Kim Bradley

(Originally posted on our Facebook page) My husband and I attended the Aruma Farmer’s Market every Sunday morning and purchased our produce, eggs, sticky buns, bread and just enjoyed the atmosphere and fun. One Sunday I was visiting the Plan B booth and Melanie was chatting about canning, etc. I explained that although I’m anContinue reading “What Does Community Mean to You: Kim Bradley”

What Does Community Mean to You: Armida

Tamales, for me, have always been a community effort. The task of making them is gruelling, lasting at least 2 full days. When I was growing up, my immidiate family would come together with extended family every December to make light of the effort. We would convene at someone’s house, usually the biggest because itContinue reading “What Does Community Mean to You: Armida”

What Does Community Mean to You: Melanie

Back around 2000, after a lengthy hospitalization, I came home to face hip surgery. My husband and I were splitting up but he hadn’t actually left, and wouldn’t be for a couple of months. Him staying was not something I was happy about. After the surgery I was sent home after the requisite 2 days.Continue reading “What Does Community Mean to You: Melanie”