A Moment of Appreciation

I’ve taken my computer with me on the deck, settled myself into a nice sunny spot with a pot of dragonswell tea, and then I noticed the sound. Sure, there are many sounds happening simultaneously, yet, when I block out the traffic passing and the sounds of the kindergarteners playing next door, I hear nature. […]

How To Gracefully Deal With Dairy Sensitivity and Lactose Intolerance

I’ve known for years that my gastrointestinal system is sensitive to dairy. As someone of direct French and Italian descent, I am genetically predisposed to loving cheese, so I’ve had to learn ways for my gut and dairy to find detente.

There are three main dairy vehicles: milk/cream, butter, and cheese. Then there are various […]