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Resolving to Eat Freely+

The number one New Year’s resolution for 2014—can you guess?—is to lose weight. It’s a resolution I’ve made for myself since...

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Listening to the Menfolk+

The words flowed with ease between my dad and his uncle. They sat on folding chairs on either side of...

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Highlights of 2013+

I’ve snowshoed acquaintances into a snowy wood and returned to our English cottage as new friends. I’ve stood before audiences...

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8 Ways to Be More Human This Season+

And so it begins … the mad rush of Christmas shopping. The rounds of gatherings with family and friends and...

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Surprised by Joy of Ham+

I loved the movie Midnight in Paris. As Owen Wilson stumbled back in time to the golden years of the...

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Playing With My Food+

I pushed my cart through the grocery store last fall, walking by bins of bright vegetables covered in pesticides, racks...

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Bottling Grandma’s Kitchen+

I love to cook. Some days I feel there is no daily act packed with as much joy. My grandmother,...

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Feasting on unforeseen provision+

A friend told me recently that when she had been looking over her journal, she came across an entry from...

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Is God ripping me off?+

Pavlov’s dogs have nothing on my yellow lab. Every afternoon around 4, she scours the house intent to find someone,...

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Hope rising in pain+

Hope deferred makes the heart sick, But desire fulfilled is a tree of life. Proverbs 13:12 We had packed up...

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