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Gluten Free, Scarcity and Enough

After a third suggestion by my nurse practitioner that I might like to try a gluten free lifestyle to alleviate some of my digestive and inflammatory issues, I decided to give it a try just after the new year. I … Continue reading

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Miracle and Mystery

My life has been profoundly impacted and contextualized by the fact that I contracted hepatitis C virus in the early 1970s. Diagnosed in 1995, this knowledge has weighed in on every choice I make. It has been the theme of … Continue reading

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Perspective and Choice

What do you see when you look at this picture? Do you see my shoulder? Ear? Pond? Log in the pond? Shadow? My shirt? The dragonfly on my shoulder? It depends on your perspective. My husband and I began our … Continue reading

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“My religion is kindness.”  — His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama A few weeks ago, I was struck by the most amazing thought that sunk into the very core of my being. I have had a warped understanding of self-love. … Continue reading

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Listening from the Heart

Recall a time when you felt heard, when your deepest thoughts and feelings were held reverently by another. Think of a time when you listened with all your heart and held a safe space for another to share openly. What … Continue reading

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Because I BELIEVE I Can

I gave up hiking for the better part of two years. Not because I wanted to, but because my body wouldn’t let me. There was no “believing” that could overcome the reality of the near impossibility, yes — even if … Continue reading

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In Awe of Farmers & Farmer’s Markets

I moved to the country from the NYC suburbs when I was 24. Although my mother was an avid flower and vegetable gardener and we enjoyed her bountiful harvest, I never really appreciated how food got from the farm to … Continue reading

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Marketing Box [Trap]

Those of you who receive my Constant Contact newsletter know that I recently UNsubscribed to a bunch of newsletters and invited my readers to do the same. As “simple” as I believe my life to be, now that my son … Continue reading

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Good Deeds

This little critter came into my life for four astonishing days. Last Thursday I nearly ran over her on my way to town. She was sunning himself on a chilly morning and I thought she was a plop of horse … Continue reading

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[No Longer] Sleepless in Saratoga

For women and the men who love us: This blog is not intended as medical advice, simply sharing my experience. Please talk to your health care provider about your concerns. I’ve struggled with insomnia over the last 8 years. When … Continue reading

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