Author Archives: Lorraine Marcella

About Lorraine Marcella

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Growing Up On The San Ysidro/Tijuana Border

My childhood is full memories involving la línea (the line) the Tijuana border crossing. Here are just a few. From our front porch you could look across the vacant field we used to play in, past Freeway 5, and across … Continue reading

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My One Year Anniversary

Today is exactly one year since I took control of my health and started eating healthy, cutting out all processed foods and replacing them with nutrient dense foods. I began with the Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) Diet which is like the … Continue reading

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Basil Day

It’s Basil Day At Marcella House! This morning I took the potted basil out of my windowsill herb garden and set it on the coffee table. I decided it’s time to educate myself on herbs so the plan is to learn … Continue reading

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The Auto Immune Protocol Diet

Today I begin following the Paleo AIP Diet. To keep myself from hopeless thinking like, “On no! I can never eat normal food again!” I am only committing to 21 days of it. That’s how long it take to form … Continue reading

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The Basket Case

The delivery of baskets has arrived to help feed my creativity about how to fill them with gifts from Maysville. It is now obvious my next step is to order fancy paper to help nestle these gifts into the baskets … Continue reading

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The American Queen

I can just see it now… me, sitting on my back porch and right in front of me passes the world’s largest, most luxurious river cruise ship ever built! That’s right, the Steamboat American Queen will be churning up the … Continue reading

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Great Smoky Mountains Artist-in-Residency Program

Normally I share my thoughts here but today I want to share a wonderful opportunity for my artist friends… “Great Smoky Mountains National Park Artist-in-Residence program offers a remarkable opportunity for artists to pursue their artistic endeavors while being surrounded by … Continue reading

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