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The Warm Blanket

The last week of December is a warm blanket. It is soft and dark and I hold it close. My cold fingers pull the edge to my chin. The stars come early and leave late. The sun is only a … Continue reading

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One Thousand White Women, The Journals of May Dodd

Jim Fergus St. Martins Griffin, 1998 Fergus took an obscure historical event, played with it, and wrote fictional imaginative history. It is true that in 1854 a Cheyenne chief proposed an unprecedented exchange to U.S. army officers. Cheyenne culture was … Continue reading

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Italy Amalfi Coast

After a two+ weeks vacation in Italy there is everything to say. It is beautiful. Historical. Fun. None of the words I can think of at the moment will bring it alive as it deserves. We were with 22 other … Continue reading

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Pasta With Garbanzo Beans Soup

Small Plates, Appetizers as Meals Marguerite Marceau Henderson Gibbs Smith, 2006 Simple. Satisfying, Beautiful. Inventive. Traditional. These are the words I use to describe the recipes developed and/or refined by Marguerite Marceau Henderson. She is the only cookbook author that … Continue reading

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