Mourning a Life that Wasn’t

Sometimes the profoundness of a brief question or statement, one that is perhaps even overlooked by the speaker, can captivate you and steal your complete attention. Recently, the question I’ve been turning over and over in my head is “Are you mourning the loss of a life….. a life imagined?” Perhaps it is because I’m […]

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Chicken and Dumplins and Middle Names

I’ve seen and made a lot of laborious recipes for chicken and dumplings, but none can compare to the deliciousness and simplicity of my Granny’s. At first, I was aghast that Granny used a can of biscuits instead of making her own dough as she would for her pies or seemingly any other recipe. However, […]

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