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A Letter From My 10-Year-Old Self

As I wrote about a few weeks ago, my childhood best friend gifted me a masterclass with Judy Blume for my 40th birthday. As part of our first assignment, we were asked to write a letter as our childhood self.   1,214 more words

Writer's Life

Rain and Sun

Old elementary school playground, after another shitty, bad thought filled night.

No red wine. No French cigarettes. Nothing but the soft whispers of the starlight. 263 more words


Brothers Tell Lies But Speak the Truth

I had to grease our tractor this morning because a while ago we had it hauled to the shop–65 miles each way–and the guy said we’d save a lot of money if we’d grease it. 818 more words


Comfort Crema

(A reprint from my original The Gourmandista blog — June 20, 2006)

It’s amazing how foods we ate when we were children can now be just the right food to comfort us after we’ve had a bad day at work or are struggling with a problem. 140 more words

Things I Miss From Childhood

On Sunday I heard Billy Collins reading one of his poems on the Prairie Home Companion radio show. I love his poetry and also enjoy listening to him read his poems.  789 more words