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Here’s the Thing

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Cook. Eat. Share.

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Sunday Afternoon, Mid-November

This morning it rained, and the afternoon was gray and mild. The past week the weather’s been up and down. For a few days, it felt like the middle of winter. Then it backtracked to early fall. November’s like that … Continue reading

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Send in the Clouds

My mother taught me to love clouds. “Look at that beautiful sunset!” she’d sigh. How many times did she marvel at the sky before I heard her words? No way to know. Because, like all kids, I could tell the … Continue reading

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The Family Tree

Picture a kid, a girl kid bursting with energy. Screen door slamming behind her as she runs outside to climb the giant maple in the front yard. Branch by branch, pulling, straining ever higher, she reaches her favorite perch, perilously … Continue reading

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a little more comfort

Thinking about comfort zones reminded me of a journal entry from several years ago, about the flowers I’d planted out front that summer. In the midst of some hard times, that little garden and the enormous oak tree standing over … Continue reading

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the comfort zone

Don’t you love that phrase? Me, too. So reassuring to imagine that there’s a tangible place where you can feel comfortable. And comforted. The comfort zone. Where did that idea come from? About 30 seconds of online research taught me … Continue reading

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