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10 years goes by in the blink of an eye

My sister has been gone for 10 years. That still doesn’t seem possible. How can she be dead? How could it already have been a decade? Recently I read a book called The Terrible Thing that Happened to Barnaby Brocket. … Continue reading

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meeting smitten kitchen

Last Friday, B and I drove to Beverly Hills to meet the author of the long anticipated, The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook, Deb Perelman. We arrived early and I picked up the copy of the book that I had pre-ordered over … Continue reading

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like pickle juice on a cookie

I just finished reading, Like Pickle Juice on a Cookie. I just adore the title. As a kid who packed her own lunch, this happened to me from time to time, and it sucked. The book is about an 8-year … Continue reading

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a funny book about grief

Today I finished reading This is Where I Leave You. It was an interesting read to begin the Father’s Day weekend. The main character, Judd, gets stuck with his family for a week after his father dies. It sounds like … Continue reading

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another random list

When I cannot think of something to write, I usually make a list: We found Biscoff Spread at our local Henry’s Market (in the peanut butter section). If you like the cookies, you’ll most definitely enjoy it. Read The Woods … Continue reading

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the goon is time

Recently I finished reading A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan. It was quite an experience. Each chapter of this book felt like you were being dropped into the ocean. Once you popped up to the surface (and … Continue reading

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gratitude

I finished reading 365 Days of Thank Yous. It was interesting. As the title implies, the author decided to write 365 thank you notes. The results were pretty amazing. It changed his life. I think gratitude is a very powerful … Continue reading

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