Roasted Cauliflower, Ginger & Pear Soup

Roasted Cauliflower, Ginger & Pear Soup

I was getting ready to share a post from last year on my Facebook page, and found myself taken aback by the first paragraph. The last few sentences were accurate for what I was feeling one year ago, and yet the first few foreshadowed something I couldn’t predict. I was tempted to just delete them. The rest of the post could stand on its own merit without the reminder of the failure I feel. Life doesn’t have a delete button, though, and regret is only useful if you use it to fuel future decisions with the wisdom of where you’ve been, and where you want to be.

My year in Maryland. Words will surely fail me here, too. I’m not sure I can sum up how I feel about my time there in just the way I want. It’s all still a tangled ball of emotions. I often leap without a safety net, figuring I always land where I’m supposed to be. This is especially true right now. I don’t think I could truly appreciate the stillness of my life here upstate if I hadn’t made that move, and lived outside of my comfort zone for a year. And you know what? There’s a lot of life, and love, and laughter in that stillness. It’s not a stifled or boring as it seems. Continue reading…

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