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  • Recipes

    Homemade Dill Pickles

    Mike and I were doing our usual Costco run last weekend when I saw bags of baby cucumbers in the cold room. This reminded me of three things: I love dill pickles. It’s summer,…

  • Learning Later in Life
    New Directions

    Learning Later in Life

    You know that saying about the old dog and new tricks? I’ve never believed that. It’s easy to get stuck in familiar ways of doing things. Most of us stick with what we know.…

  • Mind & Body

    Second Chance Classics

    This post contains affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase from Amazon, I’ll receive a small commission. This will not affect the price you pay for any product.   With both…

  • Work & Home

    Teach Yourself to Small Talk

    When I went to college at eighteen, I joined a sorority. People who know me now are often surprised by this. “You don’t seem like the type,” they say. (The idea of a sorority…

  • New Directions Work & Home

    Seeing the Simplicity

    For the second time in my life, I’ve returned from the simplicity of a sabbatical to the complexity of full-time work. And, for the second time, I’m finding that adjustment rather challenging. For those…

  • New Directions

    The Value of Procrastination

    I know what you’re thinking: isn’t this the woman who’s constantly talking about having goals? About following through? About getting stuff done? I am indeed. But I am also the woman who has learned,…