Monthly Archives: November 2010

Salad Day (and Cornbread Day, too)

“My salad days, when I was green in judgment…” – Antony and Cleopatra, William Shakespeare Cleopatra and I have a lot in common. Ancient Egyptian queen, 21st century Midwestern mom – you don’t need me to point out the parallels. … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Comfort

“He receives comfort like cold porridge.” – The Tempest, William Shakespeare I’ve noticed a disturbing trend, and I don’t mean the return of tapered jeans. I mean, taking a perfectly steamy bowl of oatmeal and – shiver – stirring in … Continue reading

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We All Become Blueberries

“It always goes wrong when we come to the dessert.… It’s the blueberry pie that does it. But I’ll get it right one day, you wait and see.” – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl Or, for those who … Continue reading

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Cabbages and Things

“‘The time has come,’” the Walrus said, ‘to talk of many things: of shoes and ships and sealing-wax, of cabbages and kings.’” – Lewis Carroll, The Walrus and the Carpenter We’ve definitely got a lot to talk about. But today, … Continue reading

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