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Potato-Broccoli Soup

I asked for help with vegetarian recipes for Lent (we’re not going vegetarian all the way, but I’m trying to learn more meatless recipes that our whole family can enjoy) and got a bunch of great recipes from friends on Facebook. 396 more words


Back to Work—but First, a Pause for Plain Old Happiness

It’s strange, this mysterious netherworld between having produced and published a post a day every single day for 4+ years and now trying to find a footing in the more sporadic presence of blogging only when I have the time! 615 more words


There may be some delays...

On the Valentine’s Day Massacre. I injured my arm somehow last week and it’s really put a crimp in my writing. However, it shouldn’t be more than a day or two. 55 more words

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Surprising health benefits of washing the dishes

According to many surveys, washing the dishes is considered one of the most tedious jobs and it is not  a surprise that many families make a schedule where every member of the family is supposed to wash the dishes over a certain period. 309 more words


A brief winter hiatus.

In surveying all the myriad things I have to do (and want to do) this week, academic, job-related, writing-related and personal, I have come to the conclusion that it’s probably better to take a short hiatus from this blog for a couple of days. 136 more words

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