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My 2015 reading list

I didn’t read as much as I would’ve liked in 2014, but what I read was good. I was all over the place, roaming around the bookstore and library choosing… Read more >

Knitting is the new black

For Christmas, Alyssa asked for a Learn-to-Knit kit, and she got two of them. It took until this week to figure out the instructions, but now that she has, she’s… Read more >

Yummy whole grain pancakes

Don’t let the “whole grain” in this recipe turn you off. These are proof that healthy alternatives can be awesome. We try to stay away from white, enriched flour for… Read more >

Let’s be encouragers

A few weeks ago I got a message from someone I met through my job. She said she’d decided to pursue her photography hobby more seriously, and told me she’s now… Read more >

Inquiring minds

Alyssa came home from school and relayed to me a conversation she’d had with a friend. She said the friend had been contemplating what it would be like if people were… Read more >

No prizes at all

At the beginning of the month, I signed up for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), where the goal is to write 50,000 words in the month of November. If you… Read more >

50,000

Fifty thousand words was the goal. Going into the third week of November, I was on a creative roll — so much so that I wrote about it. I said,… Read more >

Awesome Sauce (Cranberry, that is)

I don’t really even like cranberries, but they are required at Thanksgiving dinner (right?) and I can’t stand anything that keeps the shape of the can once you get it… Read more >

Karma

Don’t let anyone tell you there’s no such thing as Karma (with a capital K). She is there, and she is watching. I am going to relay the events of the… Read more >

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