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Elle Jauffret

Writer ~ Lawyer ~ Fork Handler

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New Year Tradition

Jan 1, 2017

Lentils to Welcome the New Year

Did you know that the world’s celebration of the New Year is a somewhat recent phenomenon, which couldn’t have been possible without the acceptance of the Gregorian Calendar?

Before the 17th century, many countries had their own calendars, establishing …

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Eggshell dolls: Japanese culture and craft.

Nov 30, 2016

A visit to the Mingei International Museum reminded us the importance to play with food.

 

In the exhibit on Japan, artist Yoshiko Teraoka’s egg dolls (omasa-sushi) (see above) inspired us to plan our day around eggs. This is how our eggshell dolls turned out:

 

Ninjas & knight

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San Diego ComicCon International 2016 : Highlights

Jul 24, 2016

 

I usually don't need to be saved, but I made an exception for Comic Con... then I put my tiara and cuffs back on : ) 

 

I met one of my favorite Game of Thrones characters: righteous Ser Davos Seaworth—Liam Cunningham. (He's such a kind and courteous man.)

  

Prince Zuko (…

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National Selfie Day

Jun 20, 2016

Celebrating National Selfie Day with 8 literary genres: noir/crime fiction, SciFi, contemporary romance, drama, humor, horror, speculative fiction, historical fiction (1940s)  

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Happy New Year 2016!

Jan 2, 2016

Dear Readers,
 

My family joins me to wish you all a happy new year. May you find the support and confidence to overcome life's challenges, the resolve to pursue/achieve your goals, the love to fill your life, and the health and success to make 2016 a blissful year.
 

Love,
 

Elle

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What I am reading this month: THE MARTIAN by Andy Weir

Apr 10, 2015

A visit to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum influenced my reading, this month. Click here if you want a song to immerse yourself in Space Oddity. 

  

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Post-Thanksgiving Shutdown

Nov 27, 2014

Not getting dressed. Not answering the phone. Just plugging the grill in and virtually saving the world.

 

[Post-Thanksgiving paninis: turkey, cranberry sauce (with cognac), arugula, blue cheese, rustic bread]

 

 

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Rush Hour Rainbow

Feb 6, 2014

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn and in My Cup of Tea

Jan 1, 2014

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