Category Archives: Nutrition

New Year Noticing

Print PDF Soup as soothing soul food Shining Light On Seasonal Swings Happy New Year, right? Or, perhaps, not so much? As the holidays recede, I’m feeling flat, stale, and vaguely sorrowful, restless but lacking energy. Many friends and neighbors … Continue reading

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How To Nurture Hummingbirds

Print PDFYoung artist’s view of beautiful birds Hummingbird Happiness Like most people, we have had very quiet holidays, which turn out to suit us surprisingly well. On Friday morning my brother and I companionably texted back and forth, exchanging images … Continue reading

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Reliably Perfect Beans

Print PDF                             Dried Beans Are Best When Brined Brining Beans For Tenderness Autumn’s fog, wind and rain makes hearty soups especially appealing. The soup pot is almost always on the stove these days; right now, dried beans shelled by my … Continue reading

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Decoration Day

Print PDFThere is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in-and out Stormy Weather And Silver Linings This Memorial Day is the most painful I’ve ever experienced. In the past, I thought of it as many people seem … Continue reading

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