My dad, my mom and me

To Dad with Love

It’s been 2-1/2 years, and I still miss him. My dad liked to hide things. Things like art. When it came to art, enough was never enough, but he knew that if he told my mom about all the paintings

My dad, my mom and me

To Dad with Love

It’s been 2-1/2 years, and I still miss him. My dad liked to hide things. Things like art. When it came to art, enough was never enough, but he knew that if he told my mom about all the paintings

Brother David

Want to be happy? Be grateful: Brother David Steindl-Rast at TEDGlobal 2013

Originally posted on TED Blog:
Photo: James Duncan Davidson David Steindl-Rast is a monk, and a composed, serene figure to wrap up the last session of TEDGlobal 2013. His theme, gratefulness, is also appropriate for the end of a long…

Brother David

Want to be happy? Be grateful: Brother David Steindl-Rast at TEDGlobal 2013

Originally posted on TED Blog:
Photo: James Duncan Davidson David Steindl-Rast is a monk, and a composed, serene figure to wrap up the last session of TEDGlobal 2013. His theme, gratefulness, is also appropriate for the end of a long…

Beet Salad

Beet Days of Our Lives: Salad

The beet feast continues. Next on the chopping board: salad. Beets are most excellent when served up cold, particularly when combined with walnuts and dill and tossed in a tangy vinaigrette. Some people like their beets raw. But, surprise! Beets become

Beet Salad

Beet Days of Our Lives: Salad

The beet feast continues. Next on the chopping board: salad. Beets are most excellent when served up cold, particularly when combined with walnuts and dill and tossed in a tangy vinaigrette. Some people like their beets raw. But, surprise! Beets become

Beet Leaves

Beet Days of Our Lives: A Bleeding Tart

Beets and I are becoming good friends again. For Day 2 of Beet Days of Our Lives, I’m riffing on a tart I wrote about four years ago. The first time I made it, I substituted beet stems and leaves

Beet Leaves

Beet Days of Our Lives: A Bleeding Tart

Beets and I are becoming good friends again. For Day 2 of Beet Days of Our Lives, I’m riffing on a tart I wrote about four years ago. The first time I made it, I substituted beet stems and leaves

Deeply Beet Ingredients

Beet Days of Our Lives: Soup

I have renewed my love affair with beets. I had forgotten how good they are for you. And bonus: they’re tasty, too! I’m dedicating the next few posts to beets. FIRST UP: BEET BASICS I just read Jo Robinson‘s new

Deeply Beet Ingredients

Beet Days of Our Lives: Soup

I have renewed my love affair with beets. I had forgotten how good they are for you. And bonus: they’re tasty, too! I’m dedicating the next few posts to beets. FIRST UP: BEET BASICS I just read Jo Robinson‘s new

sam-d-video

Ever Pressed A Bench?

Now’s your chance to see how it’s done. Courtesy of The Boy.

sam-d-video

Ever Pressed A Bench?

Now’s your chance to see how it’s done. Courtesy of The Boy.

creative-enquiries

A Creative Inquiry Down by the River

Fred and I like to walk down by the river. (I walk. Fred ambles, stopping to smell the occasional dog’s butt.) Our preferred path takes us by this sign, which had long fascinated me, starting with the name Gabryel. It’s an

creative-enquiries

A Creative Inquiry Down by the River

Fred and I like to walk down by the river. (I walk. Fred ambles, stopping to smell the occasional dog’s butt.) Our preferred path takes us by this sign, which had long fascinated me, starting with the name Gabryel. It’s an