Category Archives: Culture

My Cup of Tea at Esther’s Place

On a beautiful September Sunday we headed out west. It seemed as if we were driving into the clouds, some randomly scattered through blindingly blue sky, and some marching in orderly fine lines as if some invisible hand hung them … Continue reading

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Seeds and Beets: Growing, Saving and Sharing

Moms usually ask for mommy alone time. Like getting a pedicure, or girls night out, or a warm bath. I’ve been really enjoying my ‘mommy away time’ . . . Mmmm, weeding! Since July, I’ve been spending a few hours every … Continue reading

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Easy Sailing

Exit of Chicago Union station, Loud speech on Jesus, And free Lärabar samples. Many more are sold on Lärabars than Jesus. Large sign almost obstructs the traffic light and screams: Do NOT feed the pigeons! I’d like to add graffiti: … Continue reading

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