Monthly Archives: February 2013

10 Portraits of Love

Today is Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day is about love. Lots of people are writing and posting about love, and lots of people have written about love in books and poems. But, I think love is something to feel and to … Continue reading

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The Seven C’s of Change

Who loves chaos? Raise your hand. Who enjoys confusion? Get in line! Who’s thinks clarity and control are overrated? I KNOW, right? If you raised your hand, got in line, or agreed with any of this, you can just look … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Tame the Tech Shrew

When does the food become the poison? Technology is supposed to be a tool to enrich your life, and indeed it does. Technology, in and of itself, is not your life. Looking around, however, it sure seems like it is, for … Continue reading

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Waves of Woe, Bursts of Joy

Sundays are for reflection, for going inward, and maybe for attending the church of your choice — be it a quaint New England Community Church, a grand cathedral, or the great nave of nature. Succumbing to some irresistible human propensity … Continue reading

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Ich bin ein Northeasterner

It’s a tricky thing, loving the Northeast. The weathermen and the San Diego-ans all condition us against it. The Northeast has . . . winter. Weather is “bad.” Snow is “bad.” Cold is “bad.” When I lived in San Francisco … Continue reading

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“Tittie” the Tufted Titmouse

I’ve had these feeders for over a year and I’ve been too lazy to hang them up. Well, not really lazy. I was intimated by the task: ladders, hammers, logistics, all that guy stuff. Something got into me today, though, … Continue reading

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A Winter Warmer: Clafoutis

My food “bible” is Nourishing Traditions. After years of paying attention to and experimenting with nutrition and health, I learned what I and my body liked and responded to. Along the way, I followed food fads (no salt, no butter, no … Continue reading

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