Monthly Archives: June 2012

Empowerment: Making Your Own Bread

Back in the 1970s, the status symbol for school-aged children who brought their lunch in a brown bag (we did that back then) was Wonderbread. White, squishy, soft, building our little bodies in 12 different ways — combined with bologna … Continue reading

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Quick, Cheap, Simple French Bread

Homemade bread doesn’t taste anything like what you’re accustomed to buying in the store — Thank God. If you’ve never made bread before, cut yourself some slack — your first loaves may not be picture perfect, but they’ll more than … Continue reading

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Life Is a Gift

Well, one of the kittens died. I know, it was grey and ugly, the product of its homely, drab, tabby-striped, alley-cat, pregnant feral mother that someone dropped off on our property. The morning she gave birth we all looked at … Continue reading

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Conquering Fear

My vivid imagination, in conjunction with a Type Triple A, drive-it-to-the-ground personality, means that I conjure up all sorts of dire and dreadful scenarios for any given set of actual facts. The less probable the outcome, the more likely I … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

A friend and I have developed a coping mechanism for forgiving reprehensible people in our lives who have hurt us. It goes like this: Forget about trying to love these people. The warm fuzzy feelings just aren’t there and we’re … Continue reading

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