When I was in public school, my dad came home one day with a beautiful new piano and my parents decided that my sister and I should learn how to play it. My mom signed us up for lessons at a local convent and our first teacher was a very elderly nun. Her name escapes me … Continue reading Who “Gets” You?
It’s not easy when a member of your family announces that they are radically changing the way they eat. I was in my mid-30’s when I embarked on a plant-based diet and this threw a real curveball at my meat-and-potato loving parents. Although I had long since moved away from home and started my own family – … Continue reading Mexican Quinoa Salad with Bonus Wrap *(Re-Blog From Aug. 2014)
Breaking the "Judging Other Women" habit with powerful inspiration from author Elizabeth Gilbert
Creamy Dairy-Free Mushroom Soup Recipe
Her name was Lori and she spelled it just like me. She joined my class when I was in fourth grade and right away she was the target of bullying. At a time when most of us were years away from puberty, her young face was already covered with blotchy patches of cystic acne. "Pizza Face" … Continue reading Hug a Bully