Monthly Archives: January 2011

Hurray for boring!

I saw the word written plainly this morning atop his new spelling list. The list of small words for a small six year old boy. I would not have noticed the message had he not pointed it out. “Do you … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Squash to Iron Man

What an amazing creation, this squash, right up there with the pomegranate in its ability to make your mouth water and your fingers cramp.
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Happy New You!

Happy New Year and Happy New You! What a great time for reflection and renewal. I love the beginning of January for this reason–the turning of the year is so symbolic for me of the burying of the old man … Continue reading

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