3/4 cup shortening
3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1 large egg
1/2 cup molasses
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
granulated sugar for rolling cookies
In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar with an electric mixer. Beat in egg and molasses until well blended.
In another bowl, combine the flour, salt, baking soda and spices. Stir into the creamed mixture u
Scott, Paul and I attended a conference put on by Nevada Public Health Foundation called “The Heart of Trauma”. It was mostly attended by social workers and some nurses. It was pretty fabulous in that the main speaker, Paul Rada, RN, CNE, talked about things like the different levels of stress-positive, tolerable and chronic, and how connecting practices are so vital, both to people moving into more graceful ways of healing stress/trauma and the people who are assisting the
As someone from “back East”, with four clearly defined seasons, it is somewhat challenging in mid-May to consider that official Summer in Las Vegas is still over a month in the future. As I write this is it 85 degrees - Well into summer temperatures back home (but without the humidity of course!). Las Vegas average June temperature is between 72 and 99 degrees with recorded lows of 33 and high of 115.
Summer time in Las Vegas can be harsh on us humans. Regardless of skin to
Recently I have been talking to a number of patient about their triggers and their relapse concerns. It takes significant effort, attention, meditation, and sometimes medications to transmute those impulses into a positive healthy response.
I had a really odd thing happen today. I was driving down the street and a Coca Cola truck pulled out in front of me. I Immediately needed to go buy a Coke. I knew I was severely triggered but was very puzzled as to why and how this wou