Monthly Archives: November 2011

Vegan Thanksgiving, and a holiday running streak

My mom is an odd duck sometimes. She loves kitchen designs and cookbooks, but hates to cook. She has hosted Thanksgiving for 30+ years yet she still hasn’t gotten the hang of timing everything, so there is always mass chaos … Continue reading

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Kale chips

I’d really rather be writing about running, but as I haven’t run in over a week now that’s a bit challenging. Maybe my cough will go away today and I can run over the weekend? Here’s hoping. Last night I … Continue reading

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The grilled “cheese” experiment

After I ran my marathon, my husband offered to cook me whatever I wanted for lunch that day. I chose grilled cheese and tator tots. Of all the things I could pick, that was the most comforting thing I could … Continue reading

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A tree’s demise

The autumn snow storm we had at the end of October did a lot of damage around the state, and unfortunately the large, beautiful tree outside my office window was one of the casualties. A huge limb came down, landing … Continue reading

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Butternut squash pizza

I just finished eating the butternut squash pizza I mentioned in my last post, and it was so good I had to share. Ingredients: 1/2 butternut squash, peeled, seeded & thinly sliced 1 onion, thinly sliced fresh rosemary, chopped, to … Continue reading

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The plague

Today I spent $47 on cold medicine. That can’t be normal. I have come to the conclusion that I must have the plague. My husband assures me that I do not, but it is the only logical explanation for just … Continue reading

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Autumn Nor’easter

This has been a rough week. Last Saturday, October 29, we were hit with an historic “winter” storm that dumped 8″ of snow where I live, and much more elsewhere. The heavy, wet snow fell on trees weakened just two … Continue reading

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