Meet Heidi Pitre, Artist Extraordinaire…

As someone who can’t draw a straight line with a ruler, art and artists amaze me. I have mad respect for artists. Although I have been in and out of photography since I was a child, and into black and white night architectural photography and processing in Burlington for a few years, I don’t feel…

Take Me to the “River”…

Those of you who know me know I can be moody. I know, I know… but hey, get over it! But seriously, I often pair my moods with mood-appropriate music. Today is one of those days. So, I’m in a little bit of a funk today, feeling a bit lonely. And, when I feel like…

Scarcity or Abundance? You Choose…

I have long been a student of the polar concepts of scarcity and abundance. Many years ago, for many years, I was a partner in a software company with six other business partners. Mostly, the experience was great. But shortly after joining the firm, I realized it operated from a perspective of scarcity and fear….

Don’t Blink… Instead, Blinkist!

Lately, I’ve been enjoying an online reading service called The Blinkist. The Blinkist is a subscription service that summarizes books into “blinks” (I believe they have over 2,500 books summarized, and add almost 50 each month). “Blinks” are ten to fifteen minute written and audio summaries of non-fiction books. The titles I’ve read so far…

Yo-Yo Ma Rocks! Or… Strings!

I’ve recently rediscovered my love of music. I’m listening to all kinds of stuff… bluegrass (Bill Monroe), independent/alt country (Robert Earl Keen), Canadian folk music (David Francey and Eileen Laverty) and a bunch more. One of my favorite performers is Yo-Yo Ma. He is truly a world class artist. And prolific! Today, I’m listening to…

Welcome to The Suburban Forager!

Welcome, and thank you for visiting The Suburban Forager.  My name is Chris Church, and I am an Internet celebrity! Ok, so maybe not a celebrity (darn!). I mean, isn’t everyone on the Internet a celebrity? Sure seems like it… Alas, you may be the only reader, but I certainly hope not. What is The…