Angels Do Exist

Angels do exist. I know this because she came to me. With goat cheese….that she made from her own goats. And her name is Susan. Her daughter goes to school with Logan. She has been reading my blog and really sensed my desire to have spinach pie. So, like the…

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Total Concentration

Here is our studio. It’s separate from the house and behind it are hundreds of acres of state forest. This is where I teach flute lessons & Earl writes his music. Here is Earl. He’s working on a new arrangement and he’s VERY focused. I needed to ask him something,…

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Detox Diet: DAYS 2-5

Here’s an update up until this point. If you haven’t read about the detox diet I’m on, click here. DAY 2:   I had a headache in the afternoon. I attribute this to my lack of caffeine. Remedy? Power nap and some fresh air, running with a friend. DAY 3:  I…

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Detox Diet: DAY ONE

This might be a little trickier than I originally anticipated. This week I received a beautiful bag of fresh spinach from the CSA. I had planned to make a spinach pie, so I went to the market, armed with my list. I headed to the dairy aisle, looking for ricotta…

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Eat This

  Okay, friends. I thought you should all be made aware that I put myself on a whole foods detox diet for one month. I’m on day 3 and so far, so good. Since January, my body has been falling apart. This has been the year for me to have all…

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Irradiation

Today I picked up my gorgeous produce at the CSA (explanation here) – salad greens, spinach & swiss chard. I can’t wait to get started on this week’s menu! Last week, I was discussing food with our farmer, Raluca. She had mentioned that many other foods are irradiated in order…

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Giving, In Good Times and Bad

Times are tough. So why should we give? For one, no matter how little we think we have, there’s probably someone else who has less. And two, it just feels good to help someone in need. Whether you have money or not, here are 9 great places to give. Some…

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Run with Me

  About a year and a half ago I took up running. If you knew me in my previous life (and by that I mean prior to January, 2010), you would put me in the same category as “the rapture” guy. NUTS! There was a point in my life when…

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From Farm to Table

This year we joined a farm CSA (community-supported agriculture). We pre-pay at the beginning of the growing season and each week, for the next several months, we pick up a box of fresh, healthy, goodies (pending good weather, of course). We have raised beds and grow our own vegetables at…

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The Potter’s Hand

When I first became a Christian, about 8 years ago, I went to a ladies retreat.  The speaker was a potter; a woman who had “been through the fire”. Using her pottery wheel, she told her story and demonstrated how God shaped her life. This woman’s message was based on one…

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