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CELEBRATING NEW LIFE

CELEBRATING NEW LIFE
Easter has been pretty busy here at the Dwelling Place monastery as you can imagine. We have just said goodbye to the last guest, finished the dishes, taken off our shoes and are getting ready…

Wisdom In The Room

As the sky darkened and the participants gathered, there was only one thing on the minds of the St Vincent Mission Grow Appalachia participants  arriving for a meeting--"Why doesn't she open the door?" No really.…

Agriculture Education

Agriculture Education
This past Monday, several of us got together at the Knott County Sportsplex to hear Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture, James Comer and Kentucky’s US Senators, Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul, announce the newest Kentucky Proud…

The Garden Hog

The Garden Hog
It has been a while since I posted and I could make all sorts of excuses but you’ve heard them all before and probably wouldn’t believe me even though I am a nun and don’t…

Salsa Class

Salsa Class
Salsa: 1. Latin American music with elements of jazz, rock and soul. 2. A sauce, especially a hot sauce with chilies. There have already been blog posts this season on salsa making and at Cowen…

Kraut

Kraut
Growing up, kraut (or sauerkraut as we called it) wasn't something that I liked. My dad would order it on hot dogs at the beach and sometimes my mom would make it with boiled dinner…