September 11th was a hugely unifying event for (most) Americans. It still created an “us” and “them” division, though.
I remember when the “organic” food craze was just beginning to take off in Portland. Just about everyone jumped on the bandwagon and started offering organic varieties of everything you could think of. Meat. Poultry. Vegetables. Baked goods. I once saw a store advertising “organic water,” and that’s when I began to see the immediate […]