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Sourdough Bread

The smell of baking bread takes me back to my childhood, waiting eagerly in my grandmother’s kitchen for the loaves to come out of the oven. Fresh, hot slices, slathered in butter.... 



Harvesting the Bounty of Bacteria

Several years back, I had a nasty sinus infection that resisted several treatments of antibiotics before clearing up. Unfortunately, in the process, I killed most of the natural flora... 



Spring Projects

Every spring, I take on a significant landscaping or outdoor project. After months of seemingly endless darkness, I crave working outside. Finally, the days have become long enough... 



Storing Food For Winter

We are heading into harvest time. Here a few things from the Farmers’ Market my family stores for winter and how we use them. Potatoes – Last winter, I buried russet potatoes... 



Generations

Two doctors, half a dozen nurses, another Respiratory Therapist and myself were huddled around the patient’s bed. Unfortunately, despite our efforts, his condition was continuing... 



The Spring Flu

We were sitting at the kitchen table enjoying a glass of red wine when I looked over to see my friend’s 5-year-old boy standing rigidly in the middle of the living room floor. His... 



Patterns of Consciousness

habit (hab’it), n. a recurrent, often unconscious pattern of behaviour that is acquired through frequent repetition. unconscious (un kon’shus), adj. not perceived at the level of... 



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