Food as an Expression of Love

Our Love Story

The 14th was Valentine’s Day, when lovers old and new celebrated their love. Many celebrations included a special meal prepared by one lover for another. As an avid home cook, I subscribe to numerous cooking magazines and each one featured sumptuous recipes to woo with on Valentine’s Day. (I, on the other…

Missing Pieces

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Above: Karan in traditional Tamil Nadu dress. It’s been 2 1/2 weeks since Karan has returned to the United States and I must admit that I have been languishing in it, unwilling to share him with anyone. For you see, when I write this blog I do just that — I share…

Remote Rescue

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Above: I have set up a donation site to help with the costs of this rescue. If you would like to help please click here. The last couple weeks have felt like I was in the middle of a tornado, tossed about. In my post of Sept. 7th, I thought I was…

The Extra Lap

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Above: Odysseus strengthening himself against the sirens. [original source] After writing the last post the magnitude of the situation really hit me and it felt like I was in a runaway train, speeding down the tracks, about to crash into another train if the tracks weren’t switched. How could I bring all…

Keeping the Faith

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These past few weeks have been,well there really aren’t words for it — stressful, challenging, tumultuous… none of them really describe it the daily feeling of living on quicksand, of never having a safe, solid place to stand, of constantly rolling with the punches, shifting gears and carrying on. People say I’m…