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anthony-maulucci's picture
Dec.29.2009
A Book of Verses underneath the Bough, A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread -- and Thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness -- O, Wilderness were Paradise enow! This is one of the most famous stanzas in all of poetry, and it comes, of course, from The Rubaiyyat, the book by the 12th century Persian...
kaui-hart-hemmings's picture
Nov.25.2009
I'm Thankful for Poi I'm thankful for: 1. Anything 'Gratin'2. Any kind of alcohol3. Watermellon Gum4. Hulu5. Governor Bradford6. Tribe Called Quest7. Good books (currently reading Pat Conroy South of Broad)8. The City, the Hills, Modern Family and Top Chef9. Friends who I can be retarded in front...
jennifer-mclagan's picture
Nov.14.2009
Our discovery of this second Italian store was a lucky accident. We were walking back home and literally stumbled across it. It was the small chalkboard outside declaring that they had white truffles for sale that attracted my attention. Ever since a trip to Alba we have had a passion for very...
mary-lynn-i-archibald's picture
Sep.04.2009
Wherever we have lived, we have always had great luck with neighbors. Our current gang is no exception. We live on a very short lane, so there are only six other families besides us, and we're all pretty busy and self-absorbed most of the time, but occasionally someone has a barbecue  (we just...
angela-k-nickerson's picture
Aug.19.2009
On a hot, sweaty day nothing is more refreshing that a cool flute of Prosecco. Light, often slightly sweet with just a hint of citrus, Prosecco is Italy’s most famous sparkling wine. Made from grapes by the same name, Prosecco hails from the Veneto -- the region surrounding Venice. And given the...
christin-rice's picture
Aug.12.2009
                His tumbly brown hair fell in his eyes as he wiped the already spotless counter down.  Jonny wished someday to become the guy that got to catch the pier as they approached.  They had given him rigorous training in basic safety and he imagined a day coming when there was such a...
peggy-landsman's picture
Apr.04.2009
  At the center of the table, Elijah's place is set.He is served along with us although his food will not be touched.His wine, however, seems to swell within the circle of its cup. I look out the window. Clouds slip silkily over the moon.They're in the mood to play matzo cover,Mistaking for...
kathi-kamen-goldmark's picture
Apr.02.2009
I'm telling you, this would sell! My fiance Sam Barry and our dear friend Eric Brandt both work at HarperOne, the Religion and Spirituality imprint of Harper Collins Publishers (I used to work there too, and this might be one of the reasons that's no longer the case, but anyway...). They have a...
mary-wilkinson's picture
Feb.16.2009
Back then the walls were painted the colour of  Magnolia. A Magnolia stained with age and neglect. The kitchen, large and airy, was reminiscent of a French film I had seen in an Art House many years prior, where the actors all stood around making dinner and drinking wonderful wine while having...
jessica-orquina's picture
Feb.01.2009
I decided to begin a blog last fall when my husband and I took a trip to Southeast Asia. We went to Hong Kong and my husband's childhood home, the Philippines. I wanted to chronicle and share my thoughts and experiences from the trip. Since returning from our trip, I have continued to write about...