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A Sprinkle, A Teaspoon or a Cup

Any good pastry chef will tell you there are recipes when a cup of sugar is appropriate, recipes where a teaspoon of sugar is called for and other times when a sprinkle of sugar is all you need. In most cases in baking, it would be detrimental to the recipe to interchange a teaspoon for a cup or a sprinkle. Our taste buds already know this but when it comes to expectations we often get this wrong.

Putting the Muse Back in Music

Do you remember a time in Kindergarten or early grade school when you were asked by your teacher to draw a picture of your family or paint a picture of your pets? Even if you can't remember actually putting crayon to paper, I'll bet you know a day like that existed while some of you may even have a picture or two from your parents' shoebox-of-art collection to remind you. On the other hand, some of you may have been more moved by science.

A New Look at the Word "Negative"

Our society has become a little obsessed with the word negative when we refer to it in terms of emotions and/or feelings and somewhere along the way the word has gotten a bad wrap.

When we look up the word negative in the dictionary, these are the top definitions for the word in its use as a noun, verb and adjective:

Drive Safely Through Energetic Fog

Let's face it, we've all had times in our lives when we felt like we were living in a fog. I've actually had clients come in and describe their state of mind as being foggy or fuzzy-in-the-head. Some clients come in and tell me they have so much going on in their lives that they can't see straight. We all know what it's like to drive our cars through thick fog - it can be very unnerving and if we don't take the necessary precautions, fog can be a dangerous condition.