Category Archives: 5 senses

Recipes I’ve tried 3

I’m back to using the crockpot. And, boy, does that feel right. Or, it felt right on Sunday morning when I made something that was half eggplant lasagna and half crockpot spaghetti. I was not into it the following morning … Continue reading

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Crickets

This morning I got up about an hour and a half before my alarm. I was awake and the cats knew I was awake so there was no point in faking it. So, I went about my business and did … Continue reading

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Recipes I’ve Tried 2

This week, I foolishly tried a whole bunch of recipes that didn’t involve my slow cooker.   That was a mistake.   But, I did have a revelation because of this and I’m going to carry it forward: I get … Continue reading

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Kindness

Way back in 2011, I read Loving-Kindess by Pema Chödrön. I can’t say that I’ve thought much about it this book since then. But, recently, as a practice it has come up. Sometimes, Staying still, being quiet and being present … Continue reading

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Recipes I’ve tried

In an effort to be an adult, I paid the money back in April for my very own CSA share with the lovely Porter Farms. I thought to myself, “hey! I can support a local farm! And, make sure I … Continue reading

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Hippies

I’ve always had a bend towards what I like to call the dirty hippie lifestyle. I’ve baked my own bread, canned vegetables. I continuously brew kombucha. And, I’m obsessed with aromatherapy. But, I am also very disdainful of this lifestyle … Continue reading

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Watery Habits

Coffee and tea are staples of my diet. They are part of my morning and afternoon rituals. There is something peaceful about drinking a cup of hot coffee or tea that I find relaxing. They are good places to start … Continue reading

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Meditation

Over the summer, I started a meditation practice. And, for awhile I thought I was a bomb-ass meditator. But, the more I got into it the more I realized that I’m pretty sucky at meditating. I’d like to be good, … Continue reading

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Experimental Fall Drinks

It was a little hot over Labor Day weekend to start getting excited about Fall (unless, of course, you went any place where there was air conditioning and then it was too cold to think about anything at all). But, … Continue reading

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Roving Database

Last Fall, or perhaps that Fall before, I took Felicia Lo’s class on Craftsy on spinning. It was delightful and I learned a lot about technique and spinning with color. Since then, I’ve been thinking a lot about how to … Continue reading

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