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 The 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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