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Personal Essay | Nourishment

November 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Early last fall, I lost my appetite. I ate just enough to keep me going. Nothing more, nothing less. After five years of writing a book about food, I stopped eating. While I [...]

Happy Patience-Giving

November 24, 2015 // 1 Comment

Even in California, we get fall. The day will be a mild and sunny 60 degrees, but still, yellowed leaves blanket the bright green, drought-friendly artificial turf of our [...]

NaNoWriMo Makes Me Neurotic

November 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

Yes, it’s NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month, in case you missed the announcement. Once a year, for a month, insanely ambitious writers attempt to write a novel in [...]

Making Our Own Holiday

November 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Every year, when discussing the coming holidays, inevitably someone I know offers up a variation of the same tribal chestnut with a grimace or groan: “Yeah, we’re going [...]
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