A Good Education

Jul 23

A Good Education

A GOOD EDUCATION Our parents insisted on it. We go into debt for it, but what is it? In this era of Common Core, student loans, and the shrinking job market, what constitutes a good education? Throw this question in the hat at your next Saturday Salon – strong opinions will abound and lead to discussions on everything from states’ rights to whether the...

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Think About It…

Jul 11

Think About It…

IMAGINE… YOU ARE IN THE BOX… Family, friends, coworkers and neighbors are about to arrive for your service. What would they say about you? Pop this question into the hat and you’ll make some people uncomfortable. That’s OK. Saturday Salons have their light moments, but we also host them to remind us to stop and think. Are we living our lives...

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Sacred Spaces

May 24

Sacred Spaces

WHAT IS SACRED SPACE? The concept of sacred space can be approached from many perspectives, leads to deeper thinking and feeling, and so makes a great well from which to draw questions for the Saturday Salon hat: Where is your sacred space? If you don’t have one, why? Is sacred space a place God dwells and humans should not enter? Is sacred space a place you go...

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ECON 101

Apr 05

ECON 101

WHERE DOES YOUR MONEY GO? For that matter, where does it come from, and why don’t we have more of it? Robert Reich’s 2013 documentary, Inequality for All, explains the facts clearly. We hear a lot about the 1% and the growing gap between not just the rich and the poor, but the rich and the middle class. This one’s worth watching. Here are the...

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Chocolat!

Dec 09

Chocolat!

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE? Dark? Milk? Belgian seashells? Cadbury easter eggs? Ghirardelli? Godiva? My favorite comes in a tin box every Christmas:  Crate and Barrel sea-salt caramels! Looking for unique chocolate gift ideas, check out these sites: World Chocolate Guide World’s Strangest Chocolates Serve something new at your next Saturday Salon… ...

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Warming Winter Soups

Dec 08

Warming Winter Soups

GRANDMA NOT THERE TO MAKE YOU a nice bowl of hot soup when the temperature drops? Make your own!  Soup is one of the most forgiving dishes to make, and if you double the recipe, you’ll have lotsa bowls of love to give away to neighbors and friends who will really appreciate it this time of year.  Easy, inexpensive and a family favorite.  Hopefully you saved...

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