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Art teacher: Your son is, like, an artistic genius.  But, he’s disruptive in class.  I need him to take it down a notch. Me: Yeah, it’s like that in school, too.  I don’t really know what to tell you, but … Continue reading

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An Announcement! (and evidently my job history)

It’s been five years since I’ve had a ‘job’.  I am a stay at home mom, so I am definitely working, but I have not been contributing to the household financially.  I have been very happy with this arrangement, because … Continue reading

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Buckwheat and Delicious Curry

A month or so ago, I bought some buckwheat at the store.  I sometimes buy things that I find interesting, even if I don’t know exactly what I’m going to do with it.  It sat in my pantry, because recipes … Continue reading

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Gallo Pinto

Gallo pinto is a traditional Costa Rican dish of black beans and rice.  The literal translation of gallo pinto is ‘painted rooster’, and the reason is because the rice and beans mixed together (somehow) looks like a painted rooster.  But … Continue reading

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Rice And Beans

This month I am participating in Vegan MoFo, which means Vegan Month of Food.  If you are not vegan, that’s ok, you can just think of it as ‘Month of Food’.  In fact, I think the label scares people away … Continue reading

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I’m Running a Half Marathon

As children, we all run.  We love it.  It’s hard to get kids to stop running around, especially when you want them to go to bed.  Then, at some point, we decide that it isn’t fun.  It’s a chore.  It … Continue reading

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My son is two, and he likes coffee, but I never have.  I have always liked the smell, but no matter how much sugar or ‘cream’ I would add, it always tasted bad to me.  A few years ago, when … Continue reading

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