The New Logo

You may have noticed that we have a new logo. We think it is gorgeous – simple, elegant, a little playful – just what we want this site to be. After we decided we wanted a swan for a logo we went to a book about animal spirits to see what swan represents....

Ginger Scones

Ingredients:  2 cups Spelt Flour (Whole wheat flour will work as well) 1/3 cup Sugar 1 T Baking Powder ½ t Salt 1 t Ground ginger 1 t Cinnamon 1/4 t Nutmeg ½ cup Finely Minced Crystallized Ginger 1-1/4 cups Heavy Cream Directions: Preheat oven to 415° Mix dry...

Rings, Again

Since Bob died rings have been a constant in my life. What to do with them, which to wear, what do they mean – lots of questions. Some friends, I suspect, think I am obsessed with the symbolism of the rings. For me they are not jewelry – they are symbols...

Truthfulness

“Truthfulness is the foundation of all human virtues.” That quote has always caused me to pause. For anything to be “the foundation of all human virtues” is pretty amazing. And wouldn’t we want to get good at something that was so foundational? Generally I think of...

Kitchen Table Discussions

I love a good discussion. It starts my engine revving, leads to new thoughts, stretches my comfort zone, and almost always teaches me something. And often leads to new friends! I want that with all of you, my dear readers. Every so often I will post something to start...