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Grace Before Meals

I created this when my sons were little to acknowledge all aspects of eating– to honor the food that was about to nourish us, the beings who toiled to bring it to us, and the forces of nature that make … Continue reading

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Why Reflect on the Foods We Ate in Childhood?

Our memories about food are the foundation for all our food issues, or non-issues (there are some folks who don’t have issues with food–there must be :). An affectionate, friendly curiosity uncovers the feelings than underlie choices. It isn’t necessary … Continue reading

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The Sweetness of Macaroni and Cheese

White carbs and processed cheese-what could be better? Just about anything of course, but if you grew up in the 60’s and 70’s, the heyday of “labor saving” processed foods, white elbow macaroni baked with sliced cheese was one of … Continue reading

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Working with Impatience

Impatience is a family trait inherited mostly from the Spain side of the family, though my maternal grandmother, grandma Jane, was pretty feisty and did not suffer fools gladly. I don’t like waiting but I’ve been fairly successful cultivating patience … Continue reading

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