Monthly Archives: January 2015

A particular hope

A Peace Corps friend, Michelle Doyle, posted that today is the 29th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. She remembers her teacher-counterparts telling her and crying. We were all in Tunisia that year. All of us, I have no … Continue reading

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Biting into food culture

I’m getting practice cooking in front of people. What a lift to see this article on my book in the Columbia Tribune today! (http://www.columbiatribune.com/arts_life/food/biting-into-food-culture-worldly-writer-discovers-a-sense-of/article_11d689b1-de06-5ab3-880e-db0957dac902.html) Food editor Marcia Vanderlip and photographer Vivian Agagiu were fun visitors to my kitchen at the … Continue reading

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A culinary/literary event

It’s been some time since I’ve put a blog out. This makes me sheepish. It’s every day reasons that really don’t hold water because it’s been a great year with lots to write about. But here’s an event put together … Continue reading

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