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The Ouroboros and the Butterfly free pdf Drawing from the ancient creation myth, The Ouroboros and the Butterfly is a journey through time and memory stretching from the open roads of the 1960s to the California Supreme Court in the 2000s. Through her memories of food, cooking, relationships, love, and loss, Cyndi Flowers takes us around the world from Cannery Row, to Colombo, Sri Lanka, to Greece, to England, and back to California. In the process, she shares her world, peopled with musicians, actors, athletes, miscreants, marine biologists, teachers, and lawyers. As she moves through time, and around the world, Cyndi shares the recipes she discovered over the course of a lifetime. These recipes range from impoverished sustenance through exotic elegance, and include many dishes from cuisines as diverse as Croatian, Moroccan, South American, Indian, Chinese, Greek, American, and English. As does the Persian Phoenix, the Fenghuang of China, and the Egyptian Benu, the ancient symbol of the Ouroboros represents the cyclical renewal of life and infinity, and the end, and beginning, of time. The Ouroboros and the Butterfly is the story of an era and, ultimately, a story of rebirth and renewal.

About Cyndi Flowers

Cyndi Flowers has been a teen runaway and homeless person, gone through intermittent periods of taking whatever employment was available such as motel maid, pizza cook, professional sailing crew and sailboat salesperson, advertising and television show writer, stuntwoman, sanitarium attendant, dormitory housekeeper, church cleaning lady, mortuary attendant, carpet mill worker, tour guide, movie extra, apartment painter, and swimming instructor. She has also been a Special Education teacher who taught English, humanities, biology, chemistry, music, and theatre to emotionally disturbed, institutionalized, and gifted teenagers. At the same time has been a studio and performing artist playing played violin and viola in orchestras, symphonies, and philharmonics. She has performed in live shows with artists such as Gordon MacRae, Sammy Davis Jr., George Benson, Smokey Robinson, and Vincent Price. Cyndi Flowers regularly overlapped careers by taking second jobs such as marine specimen collector, biochemical genetics researcher, life guard, medical volunteer, and competitive swimming coach. Eventually Cyndi Flowers ended up practicing law for almost 30 years, during which time she was a successful trial attorney in both State and Federal Courts. She was also a successful appellate attorney, with winning published opinions in State and Federal Courts of Appeal and the California Supreme Court.

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Author : Cyndi Flowers
Publisher : Arcs and Arrows LLC
Data Published : 22 April 2014
ISBN : 099138010X
EAN : 9780991380107
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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