Author Archives: Julia Barrett

I made it all by myself- with no ice cream maker!

It’s really good– Frozen Vanilla Custard! I had to use up some raw milk and raw cream and fresh eggs before we left town. I’d recently tasted frozen vanilla custard from a new place in Napa. I was determined to … Continue reading

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What’s beneath that kilt?

Oh Jamie Fraser. I love you so. You epitomize the romance hero. (Don’t tell Oscar.) The truth is, in my mind Jamie is Gerard Butler, the way he was back in the day, when he was Jamie’s age – mid-twenties. … Continue reading

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Schrodinger’s Cockroach and a Jake Update.

While in Los Angeles we stayed at this upscale high rise hotel. Actually it was Newport Beach. Anyway… You all know the story of Schrodinger’s Cat, right? In a nutshell: So Sunday morning I hopped out of bed only to … Continue reading

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One Foot In Heaven, Journey of a Hospice Nurse.

People die everyday. While most people in America die in a hospital, many families choose hospice for end of life care. Death, as experienced by hospice nurses, can be beautiful, peaceful, humorous, touching, tragic, disturbing, and even otherworldly. Hospice nurses … Continue reading

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Busting nutrition misinformation – Peanuts are not nuts.

So my sister says to me, “I’m allergic to nuts.” So I says, “Oh? In what way are you allergic to nuts?” So she says, “Nuts give me vertigo.” So I rolls my eyes because vertigo is not what happens … Continue reading

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