Author Archives: Nancy

Off the Grid

This will be my last blog until September. Gulp. And I’ll not be posting on FB or Twitter either. Another gulp. Unless the spirit moves me, and even then it’ll be just for fun. As a self-employed writer and teacher … Continue reading

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Bettina’s Fruit Tart

Recently, some friends offered us their weekly CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) share of vegetables and fruit. They were leaving town for a couple weeks and wanted to share the bounty. Among the plethora of just harvested vegetables from Roxbury Farm … Continue reading

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Mindful Quotes for August

On Sunday I will leave for the woods of Vermont for one whole month: To rest, to read, to restore. The approaching school year always brings to mind, change, new beginnings and exciting possibilities. It is engraved in my bones, … Continue reading

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A Summer State of Mind

I often ask my students, as Mary Oliver asks us in the poem below: “Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” As I plan for a month in the country, I … Continue reading

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Buddha on Infidelity

Sexual misconduct creates suffering. Period. Whether we are the ones engaging in it or are the victims of it, everyone involved suffers. To understand just how corrosive and harmful this is to forming a true partnership and how it interferes … Continue reading

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Seppo’s Potato Salad

It’s summertime, which in my house means lots of salads with farm fresh vegetables, corn on the cob and veggie burgers. Or salmon on the grill when we’re in the country. And what is a real summer meal without good … Continue reading

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Only 2 Weeks Left!

Killing Sacred, the second installment in the Alex Sullivan mystery series, is set to be released in two weeks time! If you haven’t already downloaded the chapter reveal, check it out here! Pre-order Killing Sacred for a special price of $1.99 … Continue reading

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Who Are We Without Our Dreams?

There are so many things in my life that I never would have experienced or accomplished without first having the dream. To name just a few: writing books; living alone in Paris for a summer; becoming a life coach and … Continue reading

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Mindful Quotes for July

On an unfamiliar road, Don’t pretend you’re Not lost. Just ask where you are: It’s a real shortcut. Japanese Folk Zen Saying “We ought to listen to music or sit and practice breathing at the beginning of every meeting or discussion.” … Continue reading

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Killing Sacred Chapter Reveal!

With Killing Sacred’s release less than one month away, I have an additional treat for all current (and new!) fans: I’m revealing the fourth chapter in this newest book, which is available for pre-order now! Here’s the setup: Desperate to put … Continue reading

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