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Gardening 101

My Back Patio Late Summer  The private patio was one of the reasons I decided upon my apartment. I can’t believe I lived in the Pacific Northwest- a gardener’s paradise if ever there was, and only planted the occasional basil plant. I decided to rectify this with my new found space. I bought the largest […]

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Pesto Trapanesi

I’ve been making this for a few years now. As it is a raw sauce with few ingredients, use good quality cheese and tomatoes- it is well worth the added effort. This is best in summer when you have tomatoes from the garden or the farmer’s market. I wouldn’t bother making it with hot house […]

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Getting Unstuck

It took me a long time to find my apartment. Throughout the search I told myself that as soon as I had my own place again and started focusing on my life things would look up, and they did at first. I moved in, handled the move with panache, hosted Christmas Eve, studied for and […]

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and in with the new…

Changes, lots of changes; a new City, Boston to be exact, and a fresh start. After a long search I finally found a great livable apartment in Boston that is dog friendly. When I began the search, I was a bit naive. After living in Seattle, where you can find a great 2 bedroom for […]

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Caring for Mom…

Wow, that was quite the break. My Mom, Jacqueline Poor, was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer in 2006 and passed away at the end of October 2009. I couldn’t really bring myself to post during those months. For one, I was caring for her and didn’t have much time to spare. Additionally, I wasn’t ready to […]

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Research

I’ve been reading Jeff Galloway’s Marathon You Can Do It!. Galloway is a former Olympian and offers concise and easy to follow information. His training schedules are realistic and he is a pleasurable read. He is in favor of slow and steady training in order to avoid injury. He notes, ” Yes, it’s possible to […]

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