Category Archives: cooking

The Simple Life

Dinner was over and I was cleaning up.  It was a fairly simple dinner – ravioli, broccoli for those who would eat it, and some of that easy garlic bread – the kind that went from the freezer to the … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Voice

This morning I spent several hours finishing my job application for the Assistant Director of Child Nutrition at our school district.  I plodded through all the required information – name, address, education, prior positions and salaries, demographics, and the sort … Continue reading

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Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

Bet you’ve heard that said, haven’t you?  You might even have one of those ‘Don’t Sweat’ books on your self-help shelf (I think I used to).  I find we do sweat a lot of small stuff – mainly because the … Continue reading

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