Thoughts on Taking Good Care

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Wearing an Apron

If you drop by my house and I’m not writing, I’m probably wearing an apron. I’ll also be wearing one if you spot me outside tending or watering the flowers. …

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Making do

For different reasons, we learn to make do with less.  Sometimes it’s because we’re questioning our toll on or contribution to the environment. Another “fast fashion” purchase feels irresponsible. So …

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imperfection bowl


I bought the bowl above at a crafts fair when I was in college. I loved the size—big enough for the dinners I routinely made for friends—, the shape, and, …

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