As 2016 winds down to a close and 2017 nudges its way into the room, it causes many of us to reflect on the past year. We jot down our resolutions and loudly declare we are going to make changes for the better as January inches closer. Each new year brings its own blessings. Like many parents, my… Read More A Note of Thanks for the coming New Year
About 14 years ago I met Larry. It’d be unremarkable except Larry is now My Fine Husband. At the time I met him, I knew very little about beer. What makes the story is that we met at a brew masters dinner, where Larry co-hosted with his colleague, Chris, an assistant kitchen manager at… Read More Every Day is a Beer Dinner Day by Ginger Johnson
I loved to watch the Lion fish and sea horses swim around in the tanks for as long as I could until being shooed out of the dining room…. My mom worked as a pantry cook at The Wharf Restaurant and I was always up for riding into “the big city” with dad to pick… Read More Food Blogger Conference in my Backyard…
In the last month I’ve been promoting my new business venture. This means an increase in networking activities, making connections, and I’m doing many more expansion type talks with people who are in circles I’m unfamiliar with. Speaking with so many new communities and individuals is enjoyable and fun, however… In the past when I’ve… Read More Simple networking tip for the anxious or exhausted…
As mom and dad spoke, I listened with great interest and intensity to what they were saying – hanging on each word. Ordinarily this would not be something I’d write about. But since the message arrived in an unusual way, and not through conventional channels of phone, email or text I knew I’d better tell… Read More A Mother’s Day message from my parents, and why it was strange….
Note: No ingestion of mushrooms or peyote took place during the writing of this article. Some time ago I was talking with someone close to me and the conversation descended into a very dreamlike landscape. The concrete lines of reality and fantasy blurred and became soft. As I said in the beginning, there were no… Read More A Place in the Sky
I saw this recipe on the well and good site and thought, “my readers must see this!” The trifecta of inflammation-fighters in the Sunshine Booster Smoothie include pineapple, turmeric, and ginger. Come April, we’ve never craved sunshine so much. And we’ve just found it in a glass. This spicy-sweet smoothie recipe is layered with dynamic flavors, playing between… Read More The Sunshine Booster Smoothie
This is an introduction I wrote for a local group called Seattle Dream Makers. Simply put, we’re a bunch of people who lead with positive relationships in our personal, social, and business connections. We uplift and edify each other with those connections. I realized the intro goes well here on Food for the Soul too.… Read More A Message from Linda ~ Food for the Soul with Linda Eaves