Category Archives: Humor

Pinup World: Sting, Bono, and Ponyboy

Ponyboy, as played by C. Thomas Howell in the film version of S.E. Hinton’s┬áThe Outsider’s, that is (that crush burned out quickly, I’m afraid). These were the three faces that covered my walls when I was fourteen. I was a … Continue reading

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More Writer Angst: Writing the Foxtail Farm Winter CSA Profile

Prior to my interview with Paul and Chris Burkhouse, owners of Foxtail Farm Winter CSA, I volunteered on their farm for a day, packing boxes. To pack these boxes, we formed a conveyer line of people, adding vegetables in a … Continue reading

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Indie Bookstores, Part II: Stingy with Sexy at Milkweed Books

In Part One of my blog post on indie bookstores, I mentioned having recently visited Milkweed Books. Milkweed Books is housed on the first floor of Open Book, the same literary arts space where Milkweed Editions and The Loft Literary … Continue reading

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Minestrone and Laughs

I haven’t laughed this much in a long time. Pretty sure my family must think I’m down here crying — they don’t often hear such deep chortles rattling my chest. I am reminded of my single gal days, the online … Continue reading

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