Month: December 2018

Almost as good as chocolate!

As I looked for vegan recipes to make the holidays lighter and brighter, I came across this brilliant vegan interpretation of the traditional (steamed) Christmas pudding I enjoyed so much when I lived in England.  In fact, after my return to the US in 1992, we made and gave away dozens of small Xmas puddings…

Boneless Sheep

And now for something completely different… It’s time to talk about boneless sheep, and yes, I will explain. Last night I actually slept well, which is unusual; at least, that’s my story in the past – I’m working on a new sleep story. At any rate, part of my ability to sleep was because I…

The Art of W.A.R.

WORK AVOIDANCE RITUALs or WARs Do you have Work Avoidance Rituals?  Of course you do!  Mine include cooking, reading, knitting, tidying up, FaceBook, Youtube, watching films, and taking baths.  What should I be doing?  Geotran and writing.  For example, this fine Sunday morning I promised myself to finish the final editorial review of Divine Feminine…

HANUKKAH 2018

HANUKKAH / CHANUKAH – THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHT(S) Today – 2. December, 2018 – is that start of Hanukkah, or חֲנֻכָּה, meaning ‘dedication’. Like all Jewish festivals, the celebration starts at sunset. This is even more appropriate when the core ritual is lighting candles. You will have seen a menorah somewhere in your travels, with…