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Monthly Archives: November 2013

cooking and a change of heart

It started innocently enough—or, perhaps, more aptly, guiltily enough.  A card-carrying vegetarian, I was a bit of an anomaly among my peers in that preparing meat, watching others eat meat—none of that bothered me.  Walking into our local barbecue joint was actually a feast for my olfactory senses; I just opted not to think about how that […]

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The Gift of Presence

Whether you are counting down to Thanksgiving Thursday and all of the hoopla that comes with the beginning of the holiday season, or hiding your head under a pillow in denial…the holidays are coming…and fast.  Overwhelmed?  Yeah, me too.  A little. Up until a couple of years ago, I did everything to make the holidays […]

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