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Buckwheat – It’s a Pseudocereal

Buckwheat pseudocereal

If you’re gluten-intolerant, then you probably already know about buckwheat. If you’ve browsed health sites online, you might have read about pillows filled with buckwheat groats. My favorite u-neck travel pillow is called a Bucky, and yes, it’s filled with buckwheat hulls. If you’re a world traveler, you might know that buckwheat is popular in Russia – […]

Grandma and Garlic

Grandma and Garlic

Recently, one of my cousins posted a recipe for garlic soup on Facebook along with the advice to have it frquently during the winter to help defeat colds, flu, and viruses. I ‘liked’ her post and commented, “Grandma Clark used garlic as a cure-all.” Then I went merrily on my way. But this post stuck in […]

Musings on Time Passing

Musings on Time Passing

My Mom is 92 years old and in darn good physical shape for a woman of that age. No complaints about aches and pains. But she’s lost much of her memory. She didn’t know who I was when I visited a few months ago. That’s not unexpected since she hasn’t seen me a lot over […]