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love life

I’m definitely pro-life: I love life more than anything.  Care, parenting, inter-connection.  Nurturing in many forms.  Growth, learning, health on our own terms, well-being. Life is a beautiful choice.  Freedom is important to the vibrancy of life.  To be thrown in jail for birth control choices, or just shamed, for being a sexual being, and… Read More »

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bread

“If I ever feel like life isn’t worth living, please feed me some of this bread,” I told Ming.  It was cheese garlic naan from Gandhi’s in Tucson.  Wow, amazing.  Better bread than I could have dreamed. Ming was turning left, driving us back to our airbnb.  “I guess it’s the bread of life.  Maybe… Read More »

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if someone needs space

Time moves at different rates for different people.  If someone needs space, give it to them.  People need different things.  Someone could need a rest, to process something, to make a decision, to spend time alone in their own mind.  To nurture their own voice independent of you.  To understand something on a context that… Read More »

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soup freedom

I used to think soup was a big deal.  I’d chop garlic and onions intensely, all psyched out.  Soup!  Serious stuff! Several servings–soup in the fridge, for days.  Where’s my bay leaves?  Put on an apron!  Open a window to let out steam! Now I’m laughing at the past me.  Life is so different.  Now,… Read More »

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zucchini is not punishment

veg tricks I used to see zucchini as a punishment.  We grew too much in our garden, a few years, when I was a kid. My best friend got mad at me because my mom kept making me give zucchini to her mom, and my best friend was tired of eating it.  Hahahaha!  Sorry about… Read More »