Posts tagged food photos
My Bread and Butter

My venture into the emotionally exhausting world of bread was occurring concurrently with a major turning point in my life. I was in a brawl. A brawl with my mind, my body, my past relationships, my hopes for the future, my goals and beliefs, my health care system and the red tape that surrounded my reality.

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The Season For Balance

"We were taught to work for the outcome we wanted - to push for that good grade, promotion or new job. We made lists, set goals and completed tasks. And hard work brought success…

Motherhood isn't like that… “

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Bird Brain

Maybe we have forgotten how to connect in real time and the avoidance is of a self-preserving manner. Don't look at me. Don't see me. Don’t greet me or ask me a question. Don’t ask me to engage with you in the here and now, for the pressure of performing and the expectation of responding in perfection is too much

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The (Edible) Skeletons In His Closet

I looked the biscotti he held as he dipped it into his latte, realizing I had arrived there after he had, and consequently had not been able to witness the exchange of money for goods. Was that even a legitimate biscotti baked in this café?

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"Don't Call Me Basic, Bitch" Pumpkin Spice Loaf

I forced the scalding gulp of latte back down my throat, pressing hard against my natural instinct to open the floodgates to send it back up again, spraying it into his face with all the fury and wrath of a medieval dragon,

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You Want it? You Don't Got It.

We can so easily get wrapped up in the pursuit of what we want, what we need, that we become blinded to the alternate options that are swirling around us on the daily. It's like our brain picks up an idea, steps on an infinite treadmill and keeps moving

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Hot Dog Snobbery: Engaged.

Ask me last month if I like hot dogs and I'd have choked down some visceral vomit. Fast forward to a trip to San Diego and I’m sitting on the sidewalk behind a fold-up tray table…

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Breakfast In Paris (With A Side Of Bourbon)

It is consistently mind-bending that such steadying present-ness and the comforting warmth of wellbeing that can come from such a simple experience. And yet, what do most of us do? We run to the convenience

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Self Love, Destruction and Beignets

The cold reality is that often we deny ourselves the things that bring us the most happiness. This usually comes from a subconscious place of fear, guilt, shame. 

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"Dire Pane Al Pane e Vino Al Vino"

That first bite is always the best. I swear to Yoda, I have seen fireworks and heard symphonies explode at the first bite of a well-orchestrated pizza.

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Life Is Hard, Just Roll With It.

What I lost here was the point is the process. Not the product. I find I have to continue to override my super driven success oriented, novelty seeking brain

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Bake Yourself Better

Life often feels like a constant stream of experiences, speed bumps, potholes and sometimes anvils falling from the sky. Things happen around us and to us of which we have no control over. 

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Winners QUIT

You see the difference between winning and losing, reaching your goals vs floundering is the ability to determine what's working and what's not

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Eat, Venture Shoot: Cortona, Italy

If you like to eat food, specifically carbs, go to Italy. If you want to learn how to make said food, go to a small village called Cortona.

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