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Archive for January 2014

Story Weekend: The Taxi

I’m even giving you the title for your 100-word story this week! I’ll start it out with my own and hope you’ll join in. If  you’re new to Story Weekend, here’s how it works: I pick a theme and you share something from your life that relates to that theme, however you interpret it. Thanks to…

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Easy Lo-Cal Ratatouille

Easy Lo-Cal Ratatouille and Variations I’ve made ratatouille for decades, ever since my vegetarian days of long ago. In the past, I made it with lots of olive oil (eggplant positively drinks olive oil!) and lots of work. This is much easier and just as delicious. I’m on the 5:2 Fast Diet (I eat 500…

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Story Weekend: Mentors

Do you have a mentor? Do you wish you did? Who would you choose? Or perhaps you’re a mentor yourself? Tell us a your mentor story. Thank you, reader Dana Crano for suggesting this weekend’s theme. If  you’re new to Story Weekend, here’s how it works: I pick a theme and you share something from your…

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Totally Yummy Beef Stew

Disclaimer: I’m not a cook. I know nothing about the science of cooking.  I do enjoy cooking if I have the time to plan, shop and put a recipe together, but that’s so rare. Wow, though, do I love to eat! That’s why I thought it would be fun to occasionally share my favorite recipes.…

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Story Weekend: It's a Small World (and a giveaway)

Yes, Story Weekend is back! I’ve appreciated hearing from those of you who missed it. This weekend’s topic is “It’s a Small World” and I’ll start it off with my own story in the comment section to get things rolling. On Monday evening, 7pm EST, I’ll use a random number generator to pick one of…

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Story Weekend: Outside Your Window

Isn’t the view from this monastery window beautiful? Describe what you see when you look outside your window. If you’re new to Story Weekend, here’s how it works: I pick a theme and you share something from your life that relates to that theme, however you interpret it. Thanks to all of you who’ve contributed. As…

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