Author Archives: rodalena

Falling

It seems as though extremists on both sides love their party more than they love their country and the America media loves its ratings more than anything. Continue reading

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Rodalena Recipes: Red, White, and Blueberry Pie

Independence Day is coming. We need pie. Continue reading

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Rodalena Recipes: Lavender Bath Salts

Everything these days is stressful…it’s time to tune out the world and draw a bath. Continue reading

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Love Pays Attention

There are always fresh flowers when I arrive… Continue reading

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Inadequate Mothers

I’m so glad I’ve had help. Continue reading

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List: Things Kids Can Do After a Natural Disaster

Kids can be a powerful force for good in hard times. Continue reading

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The Symphony

It was glorious. If you have never been, go. Continue reading

Posted in Beethoven, Community, Cooperation, creativity, Culture, Music, Symphony | 7 Comments

Top 5 Covers

It’s cold. We need some covers. Continue reading

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Exposure

Is this courage or are you stupid? Continue reading

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Rodalena Recipes: Apple Pie

It’s quiet now. We’ve eaten our way through a ridiculous amount of sugary fattening things we attempt to avoid religiously the rest of the year, and had a marvelous feast on top of that, which included homemade apple pie.   All … Continue reading

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