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Agrigirl's Blog · 6M ago

Planning Ahead

The list of things that I intend to accomplish in 2017 is vast. There’s a qualifying paper for my PhD, kids in transition, summer excursions, bodies to get into shape, education reform that ...
Agrigirl's Blog · 8M ago

Party on a Plate

Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday; family and friends, good food, fellowship, no gifts.I think it’s that last piece that I find so freeing. I’ve never been a good shopper, don...
Agrigirl's Blog · 11M ago

The Glint of Light

“Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass” – Anton Chekhov This was the wise writing instruction of Chekhov to his brother. Chekhov encouraged his kin to...
Agrigirl's Blog · 1Y ago

Pokémon Go and Public Art

With every phenomenon there is hype and inevitably, the media will exorcise the most vile, painful occurrences and report them. Car accidents, muggings, and other inhumane actions occur all ...
Agrigirl's Blog · 1Y ago

Spiralizing and the Sharing Economy

In my grandmother’s kitchen there was a gadget for everything. Can’t retrieve the pickle from the bottom of the jar? Use the pickle poker. From lemon squeezers to cherry pitters to olive for...
Agrigirl's Blog · 1Y ago

Kinda Like the Walking Dead

“It’s sort of like watching one of those TV series. You know, like the Sopranos or the Walking Dead. You watch it, you like it, but every season, somebody’s gonna die.” The analogy made me l...
Agrigirl's Blog · 1Y ago

Bringing the Outside In

Do you think of the arrival of spring as an inhale or an exhale? That was the question posed to our yoga class today as we looked out over the Yampa river from the studio. I love looking at ...
Agrigirl's Blog · 1Y ago

Egg it on – Breakfast Hack Series

“Eat in the car.” That was the clever tip from my 13 yo when I told him that I was doing a series on breakfast hacks. In fact, while not a recommended practice, my son eats on the way to sch...
Agrigirl's Blog · 1Y ago

Come out and Play

There’s a new term popping up in the world. It’s playborhood and you don’t have to contemplate it long to understand it’s roots. The notion is that by creating walkable urban spaces, people ...
Agrigirl's Blog · 1Y ago

Breakfast Hack – Fast break

We’re humming along. Homework done – check. Soccer gear cleaned and packed up – check. Work reading folder – check. Lunches or lunch money – check. Ballet bag packed – check. Gas in the car ...