Thoughts about holidays …

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Photo credit – Igor Ovsyannykov via unsplash.com

Our many different cultures notwithstanding, there’s something about the holidays that makes the planet communal.

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How to have a happy holiday

Happy holidays

It’s holiday time for many. That means summer days at the beach for the folk at home, the excitement of a snow holiday for others. It’s a time for generosity too in for kindness and spirit. Will you be generous with yourself at this time?

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Photo credit – Jesse Orrico via unsplash.com

It is time to try something new. I am going to run a series of short posts on brain training. These tips are aimed to provide strategies that are easy to pick up and apply in a range of situations. They are short, sharp and easily executed. 

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Friday food treat: Sochu

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sh%C5%8Dch%C5%AB

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sh%C5%8Dch%C5%AB

Sochu is a distilled beverage with less than 45% alcohol by volume. It is made from rice and a group of vegetables.

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Friday food treat: Chicken teriyaki

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Photo credit: www.justonecookbook.com

Chicken Teriyaki is a popular dish in our house. The term ‘terikyaki’ refers to a cooking technique used in Japanese cuisine, not the name of a sauce as many believe. This method involves broiling or grilling foods with a glaze of soy sauce, mirin and sugar. It is not a difficult dish to make, and an easy one to tempt most palates. 

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