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The Secret Rain Lovers Society

October 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

We are a select few. We meet only when it rains, wearing our brightly coloured rain-slickers and rubber boots. We say things like "it's liquid sunshine!" as we watch the rain fall. ...

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One Cup of Coffee

September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

I am usually the first to rise, the first to respond to the alarm, the first to switch on lights and take charge of our morning caffeine. Two cups for him, sweetened, black punctuated...

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A Body, In Motion…

August 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Newton's Law of Motion applied, in real life: A body in motion stays in motion. Recently while walking past my reflection, I noticed something on my leg, much to my surprise, it was...

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Lessons in Greatness from a Great Dog

June 13, 2012 | 24 Comments

Early this summer we said goodbye our much beloved bulldog, Magnus The Great. Magnus is a Latin word meaning strong, brawn, or 'great'. Never was there a dog so aptly named. A...

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My Garden, My Mother – Happy Mothers Day

May 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Each garden I tend bears the fingerprints of my Mother who honors the earth with her gentle tending. Everything I have learned of flora and fauna, I learned at her knee, a toddler pulling weeds...

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Cooking for Dogs in the Gypsy Kitchen

April 25, 2012 | 2 Comments

Indulged, pampered and spoiled are all adjectives that could apply to my pets. One person's spoiled is another's well fed, well loved member of the family. Canine health concerns have caused a...

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Eat your veggies!

April 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

There's a great deal written about convincing children to eat their vegetables, but what if your picky eater is an adult male in his forties who just refuses to enjoy the delights of garden? ...

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Eat Happy, Beat SAD – Food Vibe with Dr. Kubie

February 23, 2012 | 4 Comments

Up to 15% of the population is affected to some degree by SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) or what most of us call the winter blues. Low light levels effect our natural circadian...

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A Bright, Shiny New Year

January 6, 2012 | 2 Comments

Instead of new years resolutions, for many years now I have given each year an overarching theme to promote personal growth. 2010 was "my life from scratch", 2011 was "bigger and better" and now...

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New Year, New (Smaller) Fridge

January 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

As the cardboard is stripped away I say with some dismay: "oh, it's smaller". New fridge delivery guy retorts in a know-it-all tone: "more cubic feet though." Wait... what? Don't...

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Happy Holidays from Food Gypsy

December 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Happy Holidays from Chef B & Me. Our first video together, wishing you a magical season. Taking a little holiday break, will post as time allows. Wishing you and yours the best of...

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Santa Dear, while you may have heard me pining for a Komodo Kamato Cooker (Easy Bake Oven on steroids), I’m writing to let you off the hook this year because I gave myself the...

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