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Mere Mortal {Mama}

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience." - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

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Pleasures: List 1leighsteeleflowers

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 05:14:37 +0000

Brightly colored high heels A dab of essential oil on the neck The sound of the first bite into a crisp apple Miniature marshmallows A silicone whisk Objects that make unexpected drums Fiddle playing The first page of a blank journal Woodsmoke hair The sound of tap dancing A perfectly balanced, long-tined fork Cutting price … Continue reading Pleasures: List 1(image)

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Ye Olde Blogleighsteele

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 03:34:59 +0000

Blogs used to be The Way.  A gaggle of us remember and know this.  How we used to set up a blog feed and, every morning, click to see if all of our favorite sites had been updated.   Before Facebook and texting, this was the method in which I kept up with my friends.  I … Continue reading Ye Olde Blog(image)

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He’s One. My Last One.leighsteelejulien turns onelaughing buddhalourdes waterjulien jan 2015IMG_5709untitled-358bw

Sat, 17 Jan 2015 01:12:45 +0000

Dear Julien, That morning, as the sun filtered in through the window of my mother’s 100 year old home in Indiana, all of us snuggled under the covers in the big bed and wished you a happy birth day.   Your sisters’ hair, all mussed from a deep night’s sleep, and your brother’s incandescent smile beaming … Continue reading He’s One. My Last One.(image)

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Copycat Recipe: Starbucks Chocolate Chunk Cookiesleighsteelee8a3980b1198498a906ba574c0033038

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 03:31:32 +0000

This is one of my most random posts ever, but here we go. I’ve had a few folks ask about the Starbucks Chocolate Chunk cookie recipe I’ve been trying to replicate.   And so here is the recipe I’m using and it’s the closest I’ve gotten yet.    What do I love about this cookie?  The brown-sugar … Continue reading Copycat Recipe: Starbucks Chocolate Chunk Cookies(image)

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