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Setting the Table

Here are two events you might want to attend to learn more about At the Table, Nourishing Conversation and Food: 1.) “Turn Off Your Cell Phones. It’s Dinnertime!” Beaches Speakers’ Series, Juice and Java Cafe, 2102 Queen St. East (at … Continue reading

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Table Talk With Kids

Here’s an excerpt from At the Table, Nourishing Conversation and Food (Penumbra Press, 2012) on the subject of conversing with children at dinnertime: “Isto e chato,” Sam, seven, a demanding eater, complains–“This sucks” in Portuguese. It’s a phrase I taught … Continue reading

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Looking for Miracles

It was a number of years ago in Padua, Italy that I first became interested in religious miracles, though not as a means of healing my own or anyone else’s ailments, physical or mental.  Rather, my attraction stemmed from the … Continue reading

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