Improving our Social Health With Sourdough!

“Her name is Wilhelmina, and she is vibrant, unique, and has a free spirit.” He speaks of her with reverence. He is her caretaker. And she is his sourdough starter.

Winnie waiting for her next meal (Photo: From the writer’s private collection)

About 8 months ago, my neighbor acquired a sourdough starter. Before long, he said, she had a name, and he acclimated to her moods and preferences. Winnie, as he calls her, is tenacious and patient. She doesn’t get fed every…



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