Monthly Archives: January 2018

10-minute-ish dinner

Peeps, if you don’t make this Instant Pot butter chicken, you are OUT OF YOUR MIND. So good. Delicious. Amazing. EASY. YUM, YUM.    

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In praise of Mississippi

I’ve had Mississippi writers on my mind recently, as I’m finally getting around to reading a biography of William Faulkner, who is endlessly fascinating, and in the wake of the brilliant Sing, Unburied, Sing. Mississippi has birthed some of the … Continue reading

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Celebrating the pencil

¬†   My theme gifts for Christmas were centered around the humble pencil. I bought loads of great stuff from this fantastic shop. So I was tickled to see this cool article,¬†with its amazing photographs, in today’s NYT.

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Getting out from under the news

No words left, no more outrage for the state of the world right now. I think I may just have to resort to asking the Lord to come back and get it all over with it. This morning, I was … Continue reading

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