Monthly Archives: December 2022

When Vegetarians and Meat-eaters Break Bread

CHRISTMAS DINNER 2022 Chacun à son Goût Uncredited linocut from the website Zazzle Today: I’m laundering cloth napkins. And ironing them. This is my kind of housework: I like to see things clean and shine. A tiny red streak on … Continue reading

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Making Tamales

Celebrating the Holidays I spent Saturday afternoon at a friend’s home learning how to make tamales, a tradition in many Indigenous communities in North, South and Latin America. She invited a few pals to snack on hors d’oeuvres (deviled eggs, … Continue reading

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Honoring A Native American Activist

Have a Merry Mankiller 5 DECEMBER 2022 I was thrilled to learn the US Mint issued a 25-cent coin to recognize Wilma Mankiller. This week I decided to track down some quarters to share with family as a holiday gift … Continue reading

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