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What I’m kissing good-bye…

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I heard an interview today with the chef Jacques Pepin. He was talking about his life during and just after the end of World War II, in particular how little food they had. Even after the war, every time there was a piece of bread that had become too old and stale to find a […]

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It’s Not What You Think…

012016.IT'S NOT WHAT YOU THINK

I walked in to the 11am weekday yoga class at the gym, knowing it would be full of elders. The only other class that takes place between 9:30 and 5:30pm at my gym is Silver Sneakers.  I do, after all, live in the town where people come to die. I was not wrong.  I put […]

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This might make you want to move…

011516.THIS MIGHT MAKE YOU WANT TO MOVE

A wise friend of mine says that it’s okay to visit Self-Pity City, you might even want to stay there for a while – just don’t buy real estate. When bad things happen or when a difficult situation doesn’t appear that it will ever get better, you might find yourself living in Self-Pity City.  You […]

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How I Found Joy In My Pantry…

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There is something so calming about looking at empty space.  Your eyes can find a place to focus instead of anxiously trying to figure out where to look. I keep walking over to our pantry, opening the door and smiling.  I do this several times a day.  I don’t even wait to need something out […]

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Spying on other people’s kitchens…

Sping on Other People's Kitchens... by Keri Kettle

When I was a kid, we moved around a lot.  Each new school meant finding new friends.  I learned to look for the kid who was sitting alone.  A group of girls is not necessarily going to welcome the new girls with open arms.  But the shy or just “different” kid sitting by themselves, isn’t […]

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