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Sweet Cornbread Muffins

When Sam and I went on our field trip to Baker Beach, we stopped at Hard Knox Cafe, a Southern-style restaurant, for lunch before walking to the beach.  Of course we compared everything to the “real” thing, and it wasn’t half bad!  The sweet tea passed the test, even if I didn’t think the blackened catfish… Continue reading Sweet Cornbread Muffins

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Collage Therapy: Home

The stack of magazines was growing tall, some unread, some half-read, some from months ago–People, Whole Living, The Sun, O, Country Living, Marie Claire, Food Network–how did the list get so long?  Instead of throwing them away, I took my mom’s advice and made a collage.  Then another, and another.  Once all the images and… Continue reading Collage Therapy: Home

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Field Trip: Baker Beach

Sam and I have been trying out new places each weekend.  The weather has been gorgeous, and it’s so cool to be in a city like San Fran where something is always happening!  So far, our field trips have included the California Academy of Science (while Mom was still here!), Fleet Week, and the Public… Continue reading Field Trip: Baker Beach

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Collage Therapy: Fear

The stack of magazines was growing tall, some unread, some half-read, some from months ago–People, Whole Living, The Sun, O, Country Living, Marie Claire, Food Network–how did the list get so long?  Instead of throwing them away, I took my mom’s advice and made a collage.  Then another, and another.  Once all the images and… Continue reading Collage Therapy: Fear

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Collage Therapy: Nature

The stack of magazines was growing tall, some unread, some half-read, some from months ago–People, Whole Living, The Sun, O, Country Living, Marie Claire, Food Network–how did the list get so long?  Instead of throwing them away, I took my mom’s advice and made a collage.  Then another, and another.  Once all the images and… Continue reading Collage Therapy: Nature

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My Amish Aunts

My aunts aren’t really Amish.  But they got a glimpse of the Amish life a few weeks ago when they held their annual Sisters Weekend in upper Pennsylvania–my mom was scheduled to join her four sisters, but my second surgery got scheduled right smack dab on the day she was supposed to fly out.  It’s… Continue reading My Amish Aunts