May 2011

Is it useful or beautiful?

May 25, 2011

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” ~William Morris I’ve been reminded recently of the 80/20 principle. The idea behind this is that 20% of the effort results in 80% of the outcome. For example: Less than 20% of the population owns more than […]

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May 20, 2011

About to get on my one-way plane to San Francisco and am really feeling this: “All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us in a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.” ~Anatole France

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Pure food

May 14, 2011

I’ve kept you in suspense long enough! Here they are: Cacao bean That’s what pure, raw chocolate looks like. Emily recently discovered this: 100% chocolate! The highest I had been able to find was 85%. Drop a little honey or agave on top and it’s a perfect (not to sugary) sweetness. Nutmeg That is what […]

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