Follow-Up

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Laura Bush’s Cowboy Cookies Recipe

In Episode 33, Amy talks about making Laura Bush’s Cowboy Cookies with her daughter. We were lucky enough to get to try these yummy cookies. You can taste why Laura Bush’s cookies finally dethroned Hilary Clinton’s chocolate chip cookies as the best First Lady bake-off recipe. Oats, coconut, pecans – this cookie has it all….

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Vindon Vineyard- Something Special

So in Episode 30, Amy shared with us about Vindon Vineyard in Newberg, Oregon, and its new President Tiquette Bramlett, the first Black woman to be president of a winery in a major US wine region. Set up on a hillside right in the middle of Oregon Wine Country, this boutique winery and tasting room…

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Mother’s Day Canned Food Drive Recap

On this past Mother’s Day, we held our first of what we hope to be many, Tangential Inspiration Food Drive. Since single mothers are particularly hit hard by food scarcity, we thought Mother’s Day would be an appropriate day. We got donations from a number of people and we wanted to thank all those who…

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Our Friday for the Future Protest

So last Friday, inspired by Greta Thunberg (see Episode 17), we held our first of what may be many Friday for the Future protests outside the downtown library (that was the location, we weren’t protesting the library). We held signs, waved at cars, and generally enjoyed each other’s company. Below we have some pictures and…

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Be Kind 21 Follow Up

As I have talked about on the podcast and in another post, I am trying to do my Be Kind 21 list in April. I was inspired by Lady Gaga’s (Episode 16) Be Kind campaign, as just little ways that you can make the world better. Lady Gaga’s official 21-day campaign is in September each…

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What is “Plogging”?

So you may have heard Amy and I talking about “plogging”. We talked a bit more about this in Episode 18, but we have mentioned it enough in April that I thought I would define it a bit more and share some pictures. Plogging is a combination of jogging and picking up garbage. The word…

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What Food Banks Need

Tangential Inspiration is planning its own neighborhood food drive in Beaverton, Oregon for Mother’s Day 2021. In setting up this food drive we have done some research on what food banks actually want and need. We all remember from school canned food drives, that people like to give garbanzo beans, corn, and string beans. Not…

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Teresa’s Be Kind 21 List

Inspired by Lady Gaga’s Be Kind 21 campaign, I was impatient and decided to get a jump start on this in April, rather than wait until September. In all honesty, I will probably do it in September with Lady Gaga, too. Here is my list for this month. I have done a few of these…

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Follow Up- Dolly Parton’s Ice Cream

In Episode 10, I talked about the spitfire of kindness that is Dolly Parton. In Episode 15, I followed up with a story about how Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream was making a Dolly Parton created flavor, Strawberry Pretzel Pie, to help support Dolly’s book charity Imagination Library. Imagination Library mails out books each month for…

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