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Christmas is Coming

It’s been seven weeks since the end of apple season, now two weeks until Christmas. The glow has come off holiday seasons. It’s not that I’ve become all grinchy, hidden away in a darkened lair while neighbors illuminate their homes … Continue reading

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Lazy Vegetarian

We are an ovo-lacto vegetarian household, although Morningstar Farms makes me a lazy vegetarian at home. In our ecology of food we still purchase mass-produced, vegetarian burgers, recipe crumbles and chik patties. It’s an easy dinner to warm one up, … Continue reading

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Tofu Mole – Not a Recipe

I found jars of mole and adobo paste in the pantry. They expired a long time ago but that didn’t stop me from re-hydrating a jar with home made vegetable broth and making a dish with tofu. Using prepared mole … Continue reading

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Where Music Lived

During the last couple of decades the role of music in my life diminished. There was no plan, it happened on its own, without a recognizable nudge. My guitars and banjo are tucked in safe places around the house, protected … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Leftovers

I put Thanksgiving leftovers in a plastic dish for my lunch at the home, farm and auto supply store. Low levels of activity characterized the last week. Once I finished morning sessions at my writing desk, I didn’t leave the … Continue reading

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Into the Light

I spent much of Black Friday loading customer vehicles with large, bulky items that were on sale. It was often a three-person job. Management had us come in an hour before the store opened at 6 a.m. to put the … Continue reading

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A Vegetarian Menu

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What does a Thanksgiving menu look like in an ovo-lacto vegetarian household? Roasted pumpkin seeds Pickles and crudités Deviled eggs Wild rice pilaf Baked sweet potato Steamed green peas Kale and black beans in tomato sauce Cranberry relish Apple crisp … Continue reading

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