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Letters from Osaka

As most of you know, I am a communicator/marketer in higher education fundraising. Pasted below are two letters written for the university community by one of our students, an Asian studies major, who is right now living/studying in Osaka. (I … Continue reading

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Mixed Feelings Weekend

We feel so sad and keep checking Facebook and e-mails, hoping to hear from our friends in Japan that they’re okay. I still can’t find the number for Otosan (my Japanese host father) but I’m going to keep looking. We … Continue reading

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Dinner So Gross

Since we were out of town shopping for banisters for the house, the hubby and I decided to grab a bite a new restaurant that was packed (always a good sign, no?). Let me sum up the experience in a … Continue reading

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YogaCycle, Coming Up!

When I called to register for the 2nd session, the nice lady said the class had only one spot left (see the max????). While we were on the phone, however, someone came in and told her they opened up two … Continue reading

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Accidentally Awesome

Sometimes the very best things begin as accidents. Like tonight’s dinner. I planned to make Whole Living’s mushroom, spinach and scallion tart. But, I didn’t have scallions on hand and forgot to defrost the phyllo dough. Ugh! So, I improvised. … Continue reading

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Adjusting (this time for something GOOD!)

Well, well! This morning marked Chris’s first day at his new job . He’s been out of work since August, so this is a very good thing. Of course, it requires a few minor adjustments: This morning we both looked … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Double Dark Chocolate and Ginger Biscotti

Last night while Chris was catching an improv. show with friends, I made Whole Living’s double dark chocolate and ginger biscotti.   I love crystalized ginger…in just the right amount in baked goods it adds a subtle spiciness without an … Continue reading

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