Monthly Archives: November 2011

Grace and Gratitude

Thanksgiving. What a wonderful holiday. It’s everything Black Friday and Cyber Monday aren’t. No television commercials, no malls, no wrapping, no power shopping. (Well, at least not for anything but Brussels sprouts and cranberries). Just friends, family, delicious food, and … Continue reading

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To-Do #357: Reject Perfect

My Inbox is stacked so very high with assignments that you can barely see me typing away at my computer! It would be so easy to become overwhelmed, though the reality of completing my “to-do” list before the workweek is … Continue reading

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Eggplant and Chard Lasagna Recipe

My mother, brother, his wife and their two children will all be joining us in New York over the Thanksgiving holidays. And just in that one sentence you can likely intuit the broad-range of dietary challenges I will be confronting. … Continue reading

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Prayer Leaves

I want to note the seasonal changes at our pond every day. And count the fallen tree limbs after every storm. I want to trudge through the rain and the snow, rather than watch it from my window. And when … Continue reading

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An Early Sense of Snow

On Saturday afternoon the weather drew B and me to our living room window time and again to watch how quickly the snow was falling, then to see if the picnic table had disappeared, then to worry whether the old … Continue reading

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