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Month: April, 2011

Advice to a College Graduate

This is a particularly “transitional” spring, with many of my students preparing to graduate from college, while one of my daughters graduated in December and another is months from wrapping up high school. Amidst this climate, I was asked by a student (well, technically, by his mom on his behalf) for advice relating to this [...]

Black Bean Soup with Squash

This soup ultimately began as a means of using up some stuff in the fridge that was on the verge of going over the hill, but it turned out to be tasty and popular in the household. The large amount of onion makes everything very flavorful and the squash not only adds nutritional value and flavor, but does a nice job of thickening the soup.