Archive | July, 2008

The Raw Vegan: Part XLII, Be Careful Whatever You Do!

I was busying myself in the kitchen preparing the Christmas feast. It was a traditional menu for us and pretty much like the Thanksgiving repast. Sometimes the macaroni and cheese made way for mashed potatoes and gravy. I always fixed twice the potatoes we would eat so there would be leftovers for potato patties the […]

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This was my day…

I’m revising my posting schedule to bring you a brief summary of my day. It will be of interest to my sisters if no one else. However, the people who have been reading my blog have become acquainted, in a sense, with my mother. Most of this will be about her resting place. My Sunday […]

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Randy Pausch and My New Perspective

This week had its ups and downs and, at one point, I unloaded on DD and merm. They sympathized and empathized and assured me they are proud of me. I’d gotten over my pity party and was going to tell all about it tonight but then I heard that Randy Pausch had lost his battle […]

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Christmas in July

I was planning to make this part of last night’s post and forgot it. Just in case the people who have visited since might be interested, I decided to make it separate. When we were living in Nebraska, one of my favorite stores was the Christian book store. I think it was The Shepherd’s or […]

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Sayonara to the Produce Man

until October. I went by today to get one of his most excellent cantaloupes. They were out and down to a very small selection of other produce. Imagine my dismay when I was greeted with the news that today would be their last day for THREE MONTHS give or take. I’d gotten a couple of […]

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The Raw Vegan: Part XL, Homeschooling

Homeschooling. It sounds very Mother Earth-like. Actually, it is. The first teacher most children have is the mother whether she realizes it or not. My mother would describe children as “sponges” ready to soak up whatever was around them. I like to think of them as little tape recorders—maybe these days they’d be MP3 players […]

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