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Perspectives

Last week, like most families,  we started back to school.  I think all of us appreciated the return to our regular routines and  responsibilities.  As with every transition, some things are familiar and some things are new.  This year my youngest daughter has a new teacher whom she met on the first day of school.…

Keeping Your Center

The pain and suffering in the world seems unrelenting. All you have to do is open a newspaper, turn on the TV or even check Facebook to see images and stories of horrific happenings in the world. Some of these are close to home and some are on the other side of the planet but…

Sunscreen 101

My husband LOVES to research things that he’s curious about.  He’s the guy I go to when I’m trying to decide between two products or trying to figure out the hows and whys of the world.  Given that we’re headed to a warm place in the warm (and rainy season), he’s recently turned his attention…

Memories On The Tip Of My Tongue

Hi Everyone!  I’ve decided that it’s time for me to venture into the world of Vlogging.  I offered a class on Food Nostalgia last night.  I love this topic because it digs deep into so many aspects of our lives – why we eat what we do, how we can teach our kids to love…

The Thorn

The Thorn *I posted this in the newsletter and wanted to leave a permanent copy here. Enjoy. An excerpt from Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer: Imagine that you have a thorn in your arm that directly touches a nerve.  When the thorn is touched, it’s very painful.  Because it hurts so much, the thorn…