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Freezer Tomatoes for Sauce and Chili

Last season, tomatoes in our community garden went CRAZY.  So we canned them, made sauce to give away, begged strangers to take our tomatoes, donated them to food pantries, and froze pounds of Romas and Big Boys. 557 more words

The Spiritual Life

Quirky and Quotidian

Poet and author Kathleen Norris is my favorite non-fiction female writer. Her work never fails to enhance my spiritual reflection. Norris is probably best known for her New York Times bestseller, “The Cloister Walk,” which recounts her six month experience as an oblate in a Benedictine monastery. 585 more words

The Spiritual Life

Beware trump Boredom


It’s finally happening, the thing I have been dreading but also secretly hoping for. I am getting bored. Bored with the chaos, crimes, and corruption in the White House. 732 more words

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