Category Archives: recipes

Auntie

“What are you eating?” I whispered to my great aunt. “What in the world is that?!” Stopping mid-bite, she slowly glanced around the room, wondering who else had caught her. When her eyes finally reached mine, her head was tilted downward like a pitiful golden retriever who had been caught eating the Thanksgiving turkey. Auntie […]

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Country Charm

When a country girl sweetly requests a ride into the city, she’s not trying to be cute. Her intention isn’t to steal your heart or dine with your family. A country girl is anything but incabable. She can rope a hundred cattle in a row and ride a horse bareback. Yes, a country girl is […]

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Coffee and Electric Guitars

My first taste of coffee was provided to me by my father. Starting at the age of three, I was allowed a few tiny droplets each morning from his heavily sweetened cup of Joe. It was our secret ritual and my mother undoubtedly would have been quite upset if she had discovered that her toddler […]

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Pass the Flame

Anyone who tells you that running a business with your romantic partner is a good idea….. well they’re lying to you. Fibbing through their sharp little teeth, they are surely experiencing a sort of internal ruckus, which of course you cannot hear. Perhaps they are sadistic and humming this song in their funny brains or […]

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Mossy Wings

If you yearn to turn your life upside down and leap off a cliff with homemade wings, just read The Renaissance Soul. It’s written for those of us who want to do a gazillion things at once and get overwhelmed trying to focus on just one or two. Lobenstine states with utter confidence that it […]

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