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UR Here: Embracing autumn’s long, smoldering twilights

I welcome the rhythm of the day’s turn toward night. The sun lowers, oranges and purples intensify, time and breath stretch. Rest seeps in, and darkness caresses us to sleep. The year has a similar rhythm, writ large. Autumn dissolves to winter. Samhain turns toward Yule. The dark descends, earlier and earlier. The sun makes […]

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An interview with Trumpet Blossom Cafe owner Katy Meyer

Little Village sits down with Katy Meyer, owner of the Trumpet Blossom Cafe, to discuss the nuances of vegan cuisine. Meyer discusses what shaped her philosophy on food, her family’s history with cattle farming, food tattoos and more. Lets get to it! Little Village: Is Trumpet Blossom strictly vegan? Katy Meyer: Yes, a lot of […]

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Astrology forecast for November 2013

If recent events have had a pattern, it’s a variation on the old dog-eat-dog formula. Progress has nothing to do with it. But an invisible cosmic tide is about to shift. Justice, fair play and common decency will come back into fashion. Impassioned demands for a more humane way of life will overwhelm the soulless, self-serving rhetoric of the markets that we’ve become used to. More compassionat […]

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Restaurants band together in support of 1105 Project

Eighteen Johnson County restaurants are donating a portion of their November 5 proceeds in support of the 1105 Project at Gilbert Court. The project began when the building at 1105 Gilbert Court — formerly a public health building — was sold to the Crisis Center of Johnson County by the Johnson County Supervisors in 2012. Four human service agencies are now preparing to move into the space by the end of this year, and they’re asking for the community’s help in raising $1.2 million to cover the costs of both interior and exterior renovations. […]

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