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    eater, wanderer, nester, former Oxfamer, food geek, advocate for following your heart. See the About Me (under construction!) page for more information.

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Against Trump, and for America

I’m so utterly, terribly sad on this day. I don’t believe the electors will do what I have hoped, in my gut, they *could* do, if they could find the courage and conviction to reject the demagogue we are about to put into place. But knowing that this outcome, a Trump Presidency, is all but … Continue reading

A few thoughts from #Idomeni #Refugee Camp

I keep writing and re-writing this post. Mainly because I’m overwhelmed, and angry, after just a few days at and around the ‪#‎Idomeni‬ camp in Greece. In the top photo, a woman covers her mouth due to the tear gas that was sent ripping through the crowds. (I was still in pain hours after leaving … Continue reading

Harry Potter as a Sacred Text: Or, is Kim Davis a Death Eater?

I just came from a new class I’m taking, Harry Potter as Sacred Text. It’s a space where, through a close rereading and examination of the Harry Potter series, participants can reflect on the text as a guide of sorts, one with a rock solid underlying morality code – and arguably, a sacred one. Which … Continue reading

Morocco is FABULOUS! Go!

The number one question I got when I told people I was heading to Morocco, solo, for a couple of weeks was this: Is it safe?! I’ve gotten this question a lot over the years, but it was much more incessant in advance of this trip. Morocco, for some reason, has a bad rap amongst … Continue reading

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