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Jan

13

New Year’s Commitment

Here is my new year commitment: to email one person every day. This email is simply a hello, keep-in-touch, how are you, thank you for your friendship, I love you and I am grateful to have you in my life kind of email. Short, sweet, and one of the best ways I can stay connected […]

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Dec

07

JOY TO THE WORLD

I haven’t been this excited in a long time. My new project – Joy to the World! – starts today. My December self-care is performing as many acts of kindness as I can! Acts of Kindness are miraculous. They can turn your day around, and give you such a surge of love that your heart […]

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Dec

06

Holiday Cheer Chocolate Bark

I made this up on the fly and I am pretty sure it will take you longer to read this post than to make it. In fact, it was so on the fly that I didn’t take note of the amount of unsweetened chocolate I used and just spent the past 5 minutes picking through […]

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Nov

29

Giving Thanks

From The Native American Rights Fund, a beautiful Thanksgiving Address: November is American Indian & Alaska Native Heritage Month. Heritage Month is a time to celebrate the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people.  It’s also an opportunity to highlight the important contributions of Native peoples […]

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Nov

25

Katricialicious-Style Turkey

Imagine you were asked to help teach 20 or so eager Japanese people how to make Thanksgiving dinner. Imagine all was going well, despite the fact that you had to make pumpkin puree out of kabocha, the only available pie pans were 5 inches in diameter, and a bunch of zealous women wanted to shape […]

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Nov

15

A Course in Weight Loss: The Beginning

Love is the most powerful force in the universe. And the answer to everything. Beginning this summer, I have read A Return to Love, started the Course in Miracles, and have recently read through the book by Marianne Williamson called A Course in Weight Loss. I read it every day. I consult it morning and […]

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Oct

22

Ghost Pops (or Sunbutter Drops)

Naming these bad boys was a greater challenge than making them. My sister gave me a hand, with her customary hilarity: “Sunbutter balls does not sound good. Any other ideas?” “…All I am thinking of are not helpful names….Spooky balls. Holding in my laughter” (Which for her is a considerable feat). “Balls in general is […]

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Oct

15

Good Eats: Enoshima Edition

It took a recycled iPhone and an inspiring visit from my brother to get this post going. I can now share with you all the crazy stuff I eat in Japan. And I eat some weird food. It’s fantastic! I’ve discovered my inner adventurous eater, and its’ super exciting! I’m going to throw in a […]

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Sep

29

One Minute Recipes: Ockham’s Guac

With quality ingredients, simple food is pure magic. I was scrounging for breakfast one day and I had ripe avocados, pink salt, and lime. That’s all you need for a good guacamole. Ockham’s Guacamole 2 medium avocadoes, ripe pink sea salt, to taste juice of half a lime Take out the avocado pits, scoop out […]

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Sep

24

September Donations

September is almost over. Whaaaaaaaaaat?! I’ve been sitting here watching reruns of Crossing Jordan instead of doing what’s important. LAME. Time to be awesome, right now, so I’m listing this month’s round of donations – to be contributed as soon as I pay my rent tomorrow. My main contribution will be to Save the Children […]

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