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Leah

The Midpoint of Winter: Returning to Light and Making Room for the Future

Today – February 2, 2021 – is the midpoint of winter, which means we’re halfway to spring. It is also Imbolc, which in the Celtic

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Holidays and Seasons
Leah

Elul and the End of Summer: The Bridge to a New Year

Today is 15 Elul, 5780. Wait, aren’t we in September, you ask? Yes, technically, today is September 4, 2020. But according to the Jewish calendar,

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Holidays and Seasons
Leah

Welcoming Spring and Archiving the Memories and Music of Winter

I never appreciated spring until moving to Indiana and experiencing winter. In San Diego, the seasons are simply dates on a calendar and are indistinguishable

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Holidays and Seasons
Leah

Finding Joy in the Little Things in the Bleak Midwinter

Saturday, February 2, is the midpoint of winter, which means we’re halfway to spring. I don’t care much for January and February. And I’ve been

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Holidays and Seasons
Leah

The Summer Bucket List 2018

We were a bit late getting our summer bucket list written this year. But it’s now hanging in our kitchen, and posting it today coincides

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Holidays and Seasons
Leah

What’s Giving Me Life at this Midpoint of Winter

Today – February 2, 2018 – is Groundhog Day. It’s also the midpoint of winter, which means we’re halfway to spring. I don’t care much

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Holidays and Seasons
Leah

The Day the Magic Died: December 26, 2016

Last year’s Christmas was the same as the years before. On Christmas Eve, Sophie left cookies, milk and carrots out for Santa and his reindeer

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Cooking
Leah

Celebrate Fall with Apple Desserts

Fall is my favorite season — apples, pumpkins, falling leaves, cooler weather, sweaters, boots, and warm scented candles. Now that we’re in Indiana, I can

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Holidays and Seasons
Leah

Summer Bucket List: How Did We Do?

We’re well into September at this point, which means summer 2017 is officially in the books. I’d say we had a pretty nice first summer

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