Something to consider this Halloween

When I saw the headline of best-selling writer/marketer Seth Godin’s blog post “Don’t buy cheap chocolate,” it hit me in the heart and added to regrets I already harbor for doing just that — buying and sharing it. My cheap chocolate story comes from 2008, when we were preparing to travel to India to adopt our son. It was the end of January, so the … Continue reading Something to consider this Halloween

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When life gives you green tomatoes …

Let me preface this by saying we’re a bit excitable around here. That’s why a couple of days ago, when my phone’s weather app showed raindrops, my first thought was about the garden — specifically the tomatoes. This year’s tomato plants had long since overtaken their brightly colored cages, mounting an apparent rebellion while we were in Minnesota for a family vacation and book tour. … Continue reading When life gives you green tomatoes …