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Gratitude in all things

Something really surprising came to light in my family yesterday. So our Thanksgiving gathering will be very different than originally expected. And it is really going to be ok. Painful, but ok. After all, pain is an inevitable part of life. As are unrealized expectations. As my dad pointed out this morning, I’ve changed a lot. […]

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Favorite Thanksgiving recipes

Here are a couple of the recipes I’ll be making for tomorrow’s Thanksgiving feast. Lucky us: The ingredients we’re using are fresh from our CSA’s (Hog Back’s Farm) last delivery of the year…yesterday. Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta Recipe courtesy Giada De Laurentiis (Food Network) 4 servings Ingredients 1 pound fresh Brussels sprouts, trimmed 2 tablespoons olive […]

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A magical night

I gave a 20 minute speech this evening to my beloved Magic Wand Collective sisters. I’ve never delivered a speech like that before, unless my high school Valedictorian address counts. I don’t think it was as long, nor nearly as heartfelt. I didn’t have it memorized, so I had to read (with my “now that […]

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