Food on Fridays: Pizza Photo

(alternative button below)Here at the Food on Fridays carnival, any post remotely related to food is welcome. Recipes are enjoyed, but you can write about playing Candyland with your kids.In other words, the Food on Fridays parameters are not at all narrow. I think of it as a virtual pitch-in where … [Read more...]

Stop & Listen

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Bethany Dillon just released a new CD called "Stop & Listen."I liked it the minute I heard the title. After all, "stop" and "listen" are two verbs very much in line with the themes of Not So Fast.Bethany has the same kind of mellow, inviting style and honest depth that I love in Sara Groves. She … [Read more...]

Where in the World Wide Web is Ann Kroeker on 9-9-09?

If you have a few moments, I invite you to visit three places where I have had the honor of appearing:1. Queen of the Castle(photo credit: Queen of the Castle Recipes)At Queen of the Castle Recipes, Lynn has graciously allowed me to share a few thoughts on food and slowing down. I included two … [Read more...]

Make-Do Mondays … on Tuesday

see below for alternative buttonAt Make-Do Mondays we discuss how we’re simplifying, downsizing, repurposing, buying used, and using what we’ve got.It’s a carnival celebrating creative problem-solving, contentment, patience and ingenuity. To participate, share your own make-do solution in the … [Read more...]

Another Post in the "Seeing Lessons" Slow-Down Series

In an effort to slow-down in practical ways, we're continuing a series called "Seeing Lessons" over at NotSoFastBook.com.The next installment is up with a post written by friend and photographer Bill Vriesema. In his post, called "Seeing through the Lens," Bill has provided samples from his own work … [Read more...]

Food on Fridays: Two Links

(alternative button below)Here at the Food on Fridays carnival, any post remotely related to food is welcome. Recipes are enjoyed, but you can write about a main dish that was such a failure you had to throw it out, or finish this limerick (please note that I've generously ended the opening line … [Read more...]

Meet Another "Seeing" Mentor

I'm continuing my series on "Seeing Lessons" over at NotSoFastBook.com. You can meet another "mentor," a blogger/author/friend who reminds me to look a little closer:If you haven't already discovered her, allow me to introduce to you, L.L. Barkat.Don’t miss a word: It’s easy to subscribe to … [Read more...]

Meet a Seeing Mentor

At NotSoFastBook.com, I've launched a short series called "Seeing Lessons."The first was entitled simply "Seeing Lessons" and talked about how art can be a starting place for those of us who want to regain our ability to slow down and focus.In the next post, I introduced readers to the inimitable … [Read more...]

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