Category Archives: Chocolate

A Slight Clink Of Glass

If alcoholism didn’t run rampant in my family, Car Bombs would be a nightly guest in my house. No need for the whiskey, all we need is a shooter of sweet Bailey’s and an icy pint of creamy Guinness. I adore everything about this drink. The rush of beating every man at the table. The […]

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Perfect Pairing

Once upon a time my grandmother, Mama, had a gnarly and slightly diseased apple tree in her backyard. The apples were puny,  un-bearably tart and pitiful to look at. But my best friend Sarah and I had an unspoken pact that if it was edible and growing in our neighborhood, it would be eaten. Always […]

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Very Grateful

Keystone Light cans are randomly strewn across my lawn, with an occasional RedBull tossed in for flare. Several are gathered around a smashed solar light, discussing the crime and getting their stories straight. Others have been crunched by a massive hand and tossed under the shade of an apple tree. There’s one by the road…the […]

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All Things Sweet

This week has entailed much hand wringing and body rocking. I was very close to losing my father on Wednesday. He went into the hospital for a simple procedure and ended up almost bleeding to death. Being all the way across the country during this crisis almost broke my heart. But man o’ man was […]

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Hush Up And Eat A Cookie

Every family could probably be summed up with one or two words. For my family….as my father would put it…”we are talkers and we are walkers.” And man, can we talk. I am genuinely surprised I didn’t get slapped around a bit as a kid, cuz I just never could shut up. I was always […]

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