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Depression-Era Values

Mom was a child of the Depression. She was born two months before the market crashed and she grew up one of eight kids in a rural Florida family where the father was frequently unemployed and the mother was frequently … Continue reading

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The Politics of Dancing (Waring Blender Edition)

Just killed my red Waring bar blender trying to make Carole a smoothie with skim milk, frozen berries, and frozen yogurt chunks (which she’d prepared in advance in a silicone cube tray). Apparently there are some things that are too … Continue reading

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The Unbearable Lightness of Ice Cream Cakes

Carole really likes ice cream cakes. I mean she really, really likes ice cream cakes. Even though I can take them or leave them, she used to try to twist my arm into consenting to have an ice cream cake … Continue reading

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Lasagna!

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Wherein Elizabeth Reid Is A Very Cool Person

Life hasn’t been easy this week. My father had a stroke on Sunday, and a couple of other family members have had a significant and upsetting upheaval in their lives. I’ve been wandering around feeling sort of shell-shocked. One of … Continue reading

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A Pimento Cheese Kind Of Day

Today is a pimento cheese kind of day. Or, to be more specific, a grilled pimento cheese sandwich kind of day. It’s cold, blustery, wet, dark, and all in all the kind of day you’d like to spend indoors with … Continue reading

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Pudding

I don’t like instant pudding. I grew up a child of the 1970s. Born in 1967, I came into awareness as a consumer of food products at a time when instant pudding was not yet the behemoth of the colloidal … Continue reading

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