Releasing Emotional Memories

End of the year celebrations usually includes traditions. There are ancient traditions - Santa still comes down the chimney! Letting go of the old – no to having green bean casserole again. A time...

Day of the Dead Celebrates Death with Amplified Whimsy

My father died when I was a little girl, and for decades, because of what had become the American culture’s view of death, I was scared of the very word “death.” Spoken in hushed terms, I was sure...

The Best Rich, Tangy, Chocolatey Sourdough Brownies Ever!

This week I’m sharing my favorite Sourdough Brownie recipe. This is a great way of using the "discard". This recipe produces the best, most chocolate-craving, satisfying brownie ever. Remember the...

Nourishing the body and soul.

Caregiving is successful when given with love, kindness, and compassion.

The world is a fantastic place. We build community through love, honor, and understanding.

To do something with soul, creativity or love – to put something of yourself into your work.

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Releasing Emotional Memories

Releasing Emotional Memories

End of the year celebrations usually includes traditions. There are ancient traditions - Santa still comes down the chimney! Letting go of the old – no to having green bean casserole again. A time for new ones – replace the green bean casserole with a fruit salad....

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Sending Joy in a Brown Paper Package

Sending Joy in a Brown Paper Package

“Brown paper packages tied up with string, these are a few of my favorite things,” I remember as a child singing the song “My Favorite Things” from The Sound of Music as I twirled around our yard. Often this happened when I was hanging the laundry out to dry. My...

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Trafficking

Conscientious, Optimistic

Lillian Lake is one of the most energetic and enthusiastic people I know. Her irrepressible determination to find and optimize strategies in pursuing any number of worthy issues is an inspiration.  Lil is dependable and conscientious, optimistic and cheerful; she would be great to have on your side in any struggle.

~ Cynthia Hoeh Stancioff 
Local Food Day Fiddlehead Festival Committee Member

Passionate, Involved

Within the first minute of conversation with Lillian Lake, it’s evident that you are speaking with a passionate and involved community member. Lillian works assiduously in both her research of issues and how situations affect the people and environment of her community.  She connects her research in human trafficking and food insecurity between the local and the global, and conveys these connections at speaking events and conferences as a means to educate and advocate for change. Lillian’s sensitivities to the needs of others and her unflagging energies makes a big difference in the lives of many.

~Krisanne Baker

Professor, University of Maine at Farmington