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The cookie saga

January 3, 2018


cookie saga

Betty Crocker, I am not. Ever since my dear friend Lisa and I had a pretzel explosion when attempting to make pretzels, I have stayed away from the kitchen. I decided to make Christmas cookies this year. I view baking like chemistry and see it as just a matter of mixing ingredients together. I read […]

Joyous Christmas!

December 27, 2017


christmas chipmunk

Wishing all my WordPress friends a very joyous Christmas and a happy and healthy 2018! I have my dear cousin Lib to thank for this picture. She sent me a Christmas card with this adorable little creature on the front. I can just picture one of our little guys prancing around like ballerinas. Let’s be […]

Running for the train

December 20, 2017



I had a my Harvard project team meeting in Cambridge. I love these days! I take the commuter train into Boston and then I walk to Harvard Square. I always say I get my city fix this way. I walk through Beacon Hill, Kendall Square, Central Square and Harvard Square. We had a lot to […]

Little things can make a BIG difference

December 13, 2017


ruby red grapefruit

With the shorter days, I find it a lot easier to fit in my meditation practice. One of my meditation teachers gently tells us to, “Stop wanting things to be different. Be content with things just the way they are.” We all want something in our lives to be different; if only I had more […]

What do the holidays mean?

December 6, 2017

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thanksgiving newspaper

After my rousing pod walk on Thanksgiving Day, I was very much looking forward to sitting in our family room, enjoying the sun streaming through the windows, drinking a nice cup of coffee and reading the paper. The calm before the storm, so to speak. We invited our neighbor over for a Thanksgiving meal. I […]