Category Archives: health

A Contemplative Life = It’s That time of Year – Share a Moment

This is a the time of year we come together to share a meal and be grateful for the many gifts of kinship, love and friendship. Continue reading

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Saturday in the Lyndale Gardens = Lake Harriet Rose Garden – August Paradise

While the drought caused havoc for the farmers in Minnesota, the flower garden at Lake Harriet has flourished. The rains came yesterday and here’s some of what I saw today. This Saturday the Monarch butterflies were plentiful. The roses were … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Farmers Market = Saturday Summer Colors Revived – Bright Sunny Days in Minneapolis Minnesota

The Minneapolis Lyndale Farmers Market is open. I have made a trip there two times. Continue reading

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Alan’s Sourdough Gluten Free Bread Experiment – Gluten Free Flour – Covid Baking in Oregon

Alan’s prowess with food experiments is a continuing source of good food for his roommates, one of whom cannot have any wheat flour. By phone Alan told me that he made sourdough starter and what’s entailed in the process. I followed along with great interest. Continue reading

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“It’s Always Something” or -44º F – Covid Cooking from Oregon

Taking a deep breath I begin this quick story with some residual exhaustion. Normally I would be trying to dig into the goals of the day and move through the list as best I can. First a pipe burst in … Continue reading

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