27 Jan

The Power of the Human Voice

  Maya Angelou once said, “Do read to someone. When words are infused by the human voice, they come alive.” I’ve experienced this first hand. I can still hear my grandmother’s dramatic voice. Whenever there was a power outage, or a moment where waiting quietly was expected, she would recite a rhyming story. I was so im...  Continue Reading

07 Jan

Recipes are my Currency

  I give and receive recipes with enthusiasm. A recipe that is complete and reliable is extremely valuable. It is a nice way to share family traditions. On occasion, my sister-in-law gives me a recipe, handwritten, rolled in scroll fashion, and tied with lovely ribbon. Sometimes, she includes a sample of the prepared food. Thi...  Continue Reading

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