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Fall is a lot like spring only better, from the Whistling Gardener

In this last week of August take stock of your beds and if you are ready to pull out the summer annuals then do it now, spade in some new compost and organic fertilizer.

It’s hard to believe that I am talking about fall when it is still high summer and there is a good one to two months left of decent weather.

In this last week of August take stock of your beds and if you are ready to pull out the summer annuals then do it now, spade in some new compost and organic fertilizer and let the beds breathe for a week or two while you think about what you want to plant for the fall.

"Why I Eat Green Smoothies (Even though they’re not Ayurveda approved)," from Kate Towell

Kate Towell loves green smoothies.

I follow a daily routine, eat with the season, get my sleep, meditate, practice yoga, cook with ghee, cleanse seasonally and participate in a whole host of Ayurveda approved diet and lifestyle choices, but I admit I love green smoothies especially this time of year.

Northwest Reads by the University Book Store: “Jim: Jim Woodring’s Notorious Autojournal” by Jim Woodring

"Jim: Jim Woodring’s Notorious Autojournal" is an ideal entry point to the most revelatory and personal work of this artist, whose work has been described as “marrying [Pogo creator] Walt Kelly with Salvador Dali,” and “filling the gap left between Betty Crocker and Hieronymous Bosch.”

Heralded as a “medium-changing genius,” and “one of the great cartoonists of his generation,” Jim Woodring has been quietly but steadily plying his trade under our noses for over 25 years.

"Jim: Jim Woodring’s Notorious Autojournal" is an ideal entry point to the most revelatory and personal work of this artist, whose work has been described as “marrying [Pogo creator] Walt Kelly with Salvador Dali,” and “filling the gap left between Betty Crocker and Hieronymous Bosch.”

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