Category Archives: Charlottesville

Browbeaten

The other night, I went dancing with some girlfriends. At one point, a new friend sitting at the table next to me leaned over and said, “I have two questions: one, what perfume are you wearing and two, who does … Continue reading

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Double Cherry Pie; and no, that’s not a euphemism

In a rare fit of domesticity I baked a double cherry pie while making dinner the other night. I’d never made a double cherry pie before and in fact, was testing a new recipe. (Did you know that double cherry … Continue reading

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Food: Then and Now

More than five years ago, I lived in a suburb of St. Louis, Mo. During the time I lived there, I gave little to no thought to where my food came from and probably even less so when I was … Continue reading

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Welcome Home Apple Pie

The boy and the allergist’s daughter came over for dinner last night. It had been ages since we’d seen them and had them all to ourselves, so I was pretty excited about it. We had lasagna, salad and bread for … Continue reading

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Unpacking

Today, I took all my little carry-on sized items, the “go-bag” contents out and put them away. I don’t know when I will travel next and it likely won’t be very soon. The  only travel I know about is a … Continue reading

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