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February 2017

What I’m reading with my kids

I posted about my reading life a few weeks ago. Reading is a special pastime for me – I see it as a mechanism to deepen my empathy, understanding and perspective. And I believe it has the same power for the…

Becoming: confidence and grace

Most Saturday mornings I get to do my thing. I’m kidless and free to choose the who/what/when/where for a couple of hours. It’s so good. A few weeks ago, I headed out for a hike. It was raining, but not too cold…

Portland Places: DOC

My birthday celebration included an amazing dinner experience with friends. Isaac made the plans and man, did he do good! There’s this corner up in Northeast which is all kinds of amazing. A mix of bars and eateries that…

A week of vegan dinners

We’re having some vegans, who we’ve never met, over for dinner this weekend. In preparation, I am trying out some meatless recipes and flavor combinations this week. This coincides well with the recent internal nagging I’ve experienced regarding my…

Becoming

I bought a piece of art. It’s the work of a talented friend. The minute I saw it, it spoke to me. Become. I recently turned 35 years old. Birthdays have a way of reminding us of the journey. A…

Black Bean Pasta: no problemo

Black bean pasta showed up at Trader Joe’s in 2016. It caught my eye and piqued my curiosity. For $2.99 a bag (12 ounces), I felt like I didn’t have much to lose. I grabbed a bag and prepared it…

She Persisted

Today is Wednesday and I’ve been home with a sick kid. So, I used my time wisely to look into the reports over the silencing of Senator Warren on the Senate Floor. (Because as of 11/08/17 modern day parenting…

YogaGlo: How to get started

Yoga is an essential part of my fitness and well-being. Over the past few years, I’ve eased into a practice that helps me maintain balance and whole body wellbeing. When I first began practicing, it took a lot of…