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A Virtual Gathering and a Pie for Mikey

In the Jewish religion, the key message of the bereavement process is that the mourner should not be alone. The role of the community is to tend to the needs of the mourners so they can sit shiva (seven days of mourning following death). Providing food so that the bereaved do not have to cook […]

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OMG! Yummy’s 1st Birthday! No presents please – just come by for a visit!

In early January, I received an annual summary email from WordPress.com and the Blog-Health-o-Meter™ for my site said “WOW” – you had a great year. Wow Well, I would agree with that, but not because the traffic numbers for my site say so, but because of the real and wonderful experiences I had in the […]

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Blending Cultures and Food for a Great Fall Dinner

Last Friday night we had two families over for dinner. The families originally met through work so we were hoping to provide a relaxing comfortable environment for the spouses and children to enjoy a home-cooked meal and get acquainted. Our menu took inspiration from the windy, crisp days of fall but also the rich cultural […]

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