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Stories

Since its inception, stories and reflections have been the backbone of Pasta on the Floor.  Life has provided me with an endless supply of thoughts and ideas, and I love to share these stories and thoughts. Your comments and blog posts shares are absolutely heartwarming. I thank you.

Do you have something you want to talk about or learn more about?  Please email me at pastaonthefloor@yahoo.com. I’d love to hear from you.

Love ya vs. I love you

Our world would greatly benefit from more expressions of love, be it casual or intense, through text messages, phone calls, or hugs. Consider the number of times you have the privilege of hearing someone say a variation of ‘love’ each day. This affection, love, is not...

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Holiday Lights

Whether young or old, I believe there is something magical in holiday lights. The simplicity, the colors, and the creativity are dazzling.  When I was pregnant with Amelia, Chip would drive me around the neighborhood with a hot chocolate in hand so I could look at the...

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I had a date!

A little over a week ago, I had a date. We decided to go out for Italian and chose Marino’s in Schenectady, New York. We communicated on the particulars of the date via text, and he came to pick me up that evening. Nothing feels as good as a date night. Forgive my...

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My Italian son living in Germany

It took me a few days to calm my mind and soul and focus my thoughts before I could formulate the words for this post.  Jack left on Friday to move to Germany for a year as a Fulbright Scholar and to teach English in a German school.  The driver of the car assigned to...

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About Me

KarenHello and welcome.
I am often asked, “What is Pasta on the Floor?”
Pasta on the Floor is different for everyone. It is a recipe that tells a story and inspires them to try something new. For others, stories of family, joy, loss, and hope engage with them. This brings me a great deal of happiness. I do not take myself too seriously, so be forewarned the subject matter is open and truthful. In many ways, Pasta is a tale of life, and I think you will find familiarity and commonality as you scroll through these pages.

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