Who is your favorite author? What do you think you’ve learned from them and use in your own writing? Which authors have inspired me? Ernest Hemingway for his terseness, Marge Piercy for her ability to get into people’s heads, and Robert Pirsig for showing me the value of a journey. Which one of your characters…Details
Road Trip Post from Beth Carpenter
Here’s a nice road trip post from Beth Carpenter, from her own website:
Book Review – Ice on the Grapevine, by R.E. Donald (3 Coffee Beans) It’s kind of a stretch to review this as a road trip book, but the routes of the long-distance truckers was key to the plot, so we’ll “fudge factor” it in. It’s difficult to review this book. It has big positives and,…Details
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Back to the Pumpkins I defrosted some of my pumpkin stash for tomorrow’s pumpkin pie. But what do I do with the leftover pumpkin? My recipe database, that I’ve been using for over 30 years, has about 45 pumpkin-related recipes. My problem is that I’m cooking for the sake of not wasting pumpkin, as opposed…Details
Mode of Transpo When you live near a big city that is also a major transportation hub, the options for a day in the city are plentiful. Bus? Takes time, lots of stop-and-go, smelly, hot, but good views on the way in, providing, of course, that your city is pretty. Train? Need to get to a…Details
Can You Thanksgiving? My husband and I haven’t celebrated Thanksgiving together in over 15 years. My sister-in-law reigns supreme in his family, and she hates me. Instead, I either stay home alone and eat regional African food that he can’t stand (I think I was African in a previous life), or I go somewhere where…Details
Yesterday, I harvested another pumpkin. If I’m lucky, there will be one more. I volunteered to make the Thanksgiving pumpkin pie, so I will sacrifice my little friend for the greater good.
There’s always next year’s harvest.
I got home yesterday afternoon and was greeted by the resident tail waggers, two rescue dogs from the SPCA. There’s nothing like it. It took longer to calm their delirium than it did to unpack. The weather overall was pretty rainy, going up, coming back, and quite a bit in between. Still, New England in…Details