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I decided to take the long way home yesterday, after a cancelled appointment left a large window of free time between my weekend snowshoeing in Lassen and my return to the city. I never regret taking the long way if it involves driving through National Forests, along river roads and migratory bird flyways and grand […]

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When I was nineteen, I launched my very first entrepreneurial enterprise: I started a very tiny chai-making operation. I made it in my mother’s kitchen, bottled it in gallon-size milk jugs, and delivered it in the basket of my old, avocado-green Schwinn bicycle to my single client: the coffee shop where I worked at the […]

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I have a thing for this time of year – starting this week and sweeping all the way through to the end of December. All of its sparkly, wondrous, glittering, cozy magic. If I had my druthers, I would lay for hours beneath a Christmas tree, inhaling its piney aroma, listening to old Christmas records, […]

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(First, WOW. Thank you, all, for your congratulations, well wishes and kind words about my cookbook project. Way to make a girl’s week! I am so excited for the year ahead, and your enthusiasm is like having my own personal cheering squad. THANK YOU! It’s a tremendous feeling.) Last Sunday I went on a farm […]

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