Category Archives: By Ali

Ali on momenough radio

Here’s an interview I did on momenough radio, which aired last week:   I love the women who do this radio program. Marti and Erin Erickson, the mother-daughter co0hosts, have such a great, natural back and forth.They are smart and grounded, filled … Continue reading

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Words I wish I’d written: chronos, kairos and carpe diem

If you haven’t read this piece on Chronos and Kairos and the old lady at the store — and you may have, for it’s a facebook favorite these days — read it now. It captures the experience of parenting so … Continue reading

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In which Ali does the most gruesome of Thanksgiving tasks

My next door neighbor has been raising turkeys. About a month ago he asked me if I would like to help him “process” the turkeys before Thanksgiving. “Process” is such a clinical term. It sounds clean, it sounds efficient, it … Continue reading

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Prevention (and Ali) on shopping more healthfully, less expensively.

Ali has a few quotes in this article, Eight Ways the Grocery Store is Making You Eat More, about shopping for better health (and a fatter wallet!). Great tips here, and we’d think so even if the author, the … Continue reading

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Crockpot vanilla applesauce, for those who have gone a little apple crazy

I’ve gone a little apple-crazy. It’s not my fault. I blame the bees. Or maybe the snow. There are two large apple trees in the backyard of my new-ish house (“new-ish?” you ask. “haven’t you been there over a year?” … Continue reading

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