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Weekend Inspirations: Anais Nin

“If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don’t write, because our culture has no use for it.” ― Anaïs Nin “We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” ― Anaïs Nin “The role of a writer is not to say … Continue reading »

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Food Friday: Impress Friends and Family with No-Knead Bread!

    This is the easiest and yummiest bread. I actually came across this recipe years ago and kept it in a file folder for about a year before I tried it. That’s because I read an article that said you needed a very high-quality (READ: EXPENSIVE) dutch oven to properly bake the bread. As … Continue reading »

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Weekend Inspirations: C.S. Lewis Advice to a Young Writer/The Paris Review Summer Reading For High School Kids

                      Source:  I found this on a wonderful website, Letters of Note.  The original letter is from C.W. Lewis’ Letters to Children. The Kilns, Headington Quarry, Oxford 26 June 1956 Dear Joan– Thanks for your letter of the 3rd. You describe your Wonderful Night v. … Continue reading »

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Food Friday: Lemon Pasta. Meh.

I wish I could say I’ll only publish recipes on this blog that turned out. But here I sit late Thursday night and I got nothing. Not true. I got the lemon pasta recipe. I made this dish earlier in the evening. Kids gave it the thumbs down. Husband ate it, but declined the offer … Continue reading »

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Food Friday: A day in the life

  No recipes today. I adore food, but besides dinner, I am a pretty boring creature of habit, eating mostly the same thing for breakfast and lunch every day. I try to get crazy during dinner time, but even that is regimented. For instance, every single Friday I have pizza. Here’s a look at it … Continue reading »

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