Robert Overweg 2010
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Pale Gray Life {a story} part 1

By On March 27, 2014

He walked briskly, ducking under the eaves along the lane, trying to remember the lyrics of that song.  The rain pattered his shoulders, echoing the notes as he swung the old paint… Read More

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Going Slower

By On July 11, 2013

We came screaming into summer from the hard pressing world of competitive life, aka systemic schooling and sports.  It’s a collision most parents know too well.  Some react by preempting the collision… Read More

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Summer Food Challenge

By On July 10, 2013

I have been busy in my garden, chasing kiddos with a hose and mending screen doors so far this summer.  I thought I would share with you some of our adventures which… Read More

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This Is An Intervention

By On June 30, 2013

I have not been able to write all week, not because I don’t have plenty of ideas to spin or healthy food challenge news to report, but because my children never, ever… Read More

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More Than Meets The Eye

By On June 19, 2013

Pictures, updates, small talk.  It’s all true, the way stories can be woven in many lengths and meander down a dozen paths towards the same destination.  And as confessional story teller, I… Read More

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Keeping Up With Hungry Kids

By On June 13, 2013

Summer is like birth, moms always, always forget how hard it is.  Let’s call it summer-nesia.  Day two and I’m ready to sell my children to the highest bidder.  College was going… Read More

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2013 Summer Food Challenge

By On June 11, 2013

My oldest child is pretty sure she’s going to die this summer.  We are forcing her to eat fresh, whole and mostly locally sourced foods for 10 weeks.  I brought her a… Read More

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Great Universal Juju Elixir for Success and Happiness

By On May 28, 2013

I’m going out on a [scary] limb with this post.  I have some people in my life who will not like this list at all.  There are items here they will find… Read More

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Hindustan and Her “isms”

By On May 1, 2013

  Before my trip to India, I really did not know much about Hinduism.  I assumed it was a religion, with temples and doctrine.  With over one billion “Hindus” they swing a… Read More

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An Epic Love Story

By On April 22, 2013

Agra is home to one of the most incredible love stories I’ve ever heard. Emperor Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal to memorialize a woman he loved more than anything in his… Read More