Category Archives: Food and Love

The Red Flower Of Wisdom

Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent. –Victor Hugo NaPoWriMo (National Poetry Writing Month), my nemesis, my old friend, has whisked me away to places and spaces unknown yet again. The prompt … Continue reading

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The Grace of Grandmas

 It is as grandmothers that our mothers come into the fullness of their grace.      –Christopher Morley My poor mom has been suffering with sickness since Christmas day. She is still too sick to go out, so we have … Continue reading

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The Gateway of Gratitide

Every day Ev and I begin our day with “Yay God!” I start off with something like ” Yay God for the rain because now the grass is so green!” Ev follows with “Yay God for the beautiful leaves in … Continue reading

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And It’s Gratitude For The Win

Gratitude…takes nothing for granted, is never unresponsive, is constantly awakening to new wonder and to praise of the goodness of God. For the grateful person knows that God is good, not by hearsay but by experience. And that is what … Continue reading

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Unhurried Lives

An unhurried sense of time is in itself a form of wealth. –Bonnie Friedman Some people are simply not in a hurry; they come and go at their own pace when they are good and ready to do so. I … Continue reading

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Trade Offs

“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” –William Faulkner When I was pregnant with my second son, I started “nesting” right from the beginning of the pregnancy. I cooked meals from … Continue reading

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Helovesme Helovesmemore

I was reading through the notes on my phone and came across a couple little gems I had written down so as not to forget them. I can’t remember if I posted them or not. The whole gist of the … Continue reading

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Folksmusic

Evart, Michigan is a small town among small towns. Nestled along the Muskegon River, Evart boasts a single road of charming downtown, a city hall depot, a hotel and a summer concert series that includes the Evart Folk Fest. My … Continue reading

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Pass the Goodness and Grace, Please

It’s hard to find yummy sweet treats that fit with Ev’s gluten free diet. While I prepare most meals from scratch on a regular basis (see http://www.wholefoodventure.com for a new food blog I just started with my girlfriend). I usually like … Continue reading

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Lights and Shadows

Life is composed of lights and shadows, and we would be untruthful, insincere, and saccharine if we tried to pretend there were no shadows. Most things are good, and they are the strongest things; but there are evil things too, … Continue reading

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