Tag: gratitude

Farmers’ Market/CSA Report #14, September 2017

The farmers’ market was a joy this week, with a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, and baked goods to choose from. As you can see, I struggled to restrain myself, and it looks a bit like I brought home a little of everything. I promise I didn’t. I could not resist the cinnamon rolls and ...

Farmers’ Market/CSA Report #13, September 2017

The growing season is winding down here in northern New England. But there were still some lovely surprises waiting at the farmers’ market and the CSA this week. There is a new bread vendor at the farmers’ market, and that loaf of bread was as crusty and yeasty and chewy as it looks, fantastic slathered ...

Farmers’ Market/CSA Report #2, June 2017

Summer has finally arrived here in New England, reflected in the variety and bounty of products available at this week’s Farmers’ Market and in our first CSA share of the year. The Farmers’ Market acquisitions this week: granola, cheddar English muffins, Sweet Orange Chili Relish, lettuce, broccoli, zucchini, radishes, snap peas, goat kabob meat, tomatoes, ...

A New Year of Happiness

2016 was a year full of deep disappointment and overwhelming sadness, for many people. You may have started seeing posts in your social media feeds offering up lists of all the glorious things that also happened in 2016, as if they somehow cancel or balance out all the truly awful things that happened in 2016. ...

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The Point of the Journey…

“…From the point of ignition To the final drive The point of the journey Is not to arrive anything can happen… …From the point of entry — Until the candle is burned The point of departure — Is not to return anything can happen…” – “Prime Mover”, Rush, lyrics by Neil Peart I took on ...

Introvert’s Thanksgiving

1. Wake up, stretch, put on bathrobe, go downstairs to kitchen. 2. Start coffeemaker. Pet dog. Take dog outside. 3. Bring dog inside. Pet dog. Feed dog. Write a few pages in journal. Pour yourself a cup of coffee. 4. Check email, Twitter, and Facebook. Warm up your coffee. 5. Have toast and a banana for ...

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Feed America Thanksgiving

It has been tougher to write today than it was yesterday, which surprised me a little when I sat down to post. I understand the reason now. I am not ready to “move on”, but I do want to move forward, to move through this, because “the best way out is always through” (Robert Frost), and ...