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In Defense of Pie

In a recent Slate post,  Nathan Heller rips into pie calling it gloppy, soggy and un-American. Fired up friends of pie (and friends of mine) hastened to send me the link, confident I’d have a strong response. And while my … Continue reading

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Five Lessons I’ve Learned from Pie

1. Patience. At the Madison County Fair last weekend, a man named Maurice Weaver won the peach pie competition. (I didn’t enter). From the article . . . The secret to a prize-winning pie? Patience. “I really took my time,” … Continue reading

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Charlottesville Blog of the Week: The Coconut Girl

The Coconut Girl is Whitney Morrill, an architect, writer, and mother of two. Her blog offers new mothers equal doses of understanding, humor and utility through her quirky creative offerings. Music videos about late night feedings, essays about thwarted work … Continue reading

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My Life on TV Comes to an End

For about a year now, I’ve been providing a community service — not to work off any convictions, just out of the goodness of my little blogger heart. Many of you are aware of my weekly appearance on WCAV CBS-19 … Continue reading

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Cville Blog of the Week: Dried Figs and Wooden Spools

I’m a new fan of this blog: http://driedfigsandwoodenspools.blogspot.com/ and I think you will be, too. Here’s why. Gillian Grimm proved a lovely subject for this week’s featured blog. Check out the segment’s teaser piece. I asked Gillian to tell us … Continue reading

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