Roasted Apples With Oats & Salted Molasses

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    I’m writing this evening’s post between washer loads as I get ready for a trip up north. I’m getting ready to go on a mother daughter trip up to Northern Michigan (Mackinac Island, Traverse City, & Sleeping Bear) for the long weekend and am packing my whole closet as I haven’t figured out my fall wardrobe yet (it’s still warm here but will be much much chillier 8 hours north). I don’t think I’ve ever taken a mother daughter trip before but it feels appropriate as last month marked the one year anniversary of my stepfather passing away. I don’t face that fact on a daily basis since I’m so removed down here in Bloomington but I know she does…everyday. And she’s too reserved to ever really talk about it so instead we are going to ignore it and try to create new memories to replace (if only a little) the empty gap in her life that, I can only imagine, she is still feeling.

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