Monthly Archives: May 2011

Red Velvet For My Soul Mate

Imagine a creature with human characteristics that is round in shape with four legs, four arms, two faces, four ears, etc. This human-like being would be a powerful creature with mighty abilities and able to undertake great feats of strength.  … Continue reading

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Chocolate Covered Yoga?

Someone jokingly asked me recently if there was anything I haven’t tried to cover or coat in chocolate.  I actually had to stop and think about it.  And a funny thought popped into my head.  Yoga.  I’ve never really combined … Continue reading

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This week’s recipe was inspired by a class assignment brought home by my youngest daughter.  Affectionately called “Ellis Island Day”, the children pick a nationality from their family history and write an extensive report on that country, make a float … Continue reading

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Mother Knows Best

A hundred men may make an encampment, but it takes a woman to make a home. – Chinese Proverb In honor of Mother’s Day, I’d like to tell you a bit about my mother and godmother, who have been the … Continue reading

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What are friends for?

“An old friend will help you move. A good friend will help you move a dead body.” ~ Jim Hayes I have this friend from college that I’ve known for what seems like forever.  The first time I met her, … Continue reading

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