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Pamela's Latest Blogs

May.04.2011 - 1:25 pm
The first time I attended a writing conference I tried to follow the good advice that appears in many places about getting the most out of the experience.  The result?  Three...
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Apr.15.2011 - 7:29 am
One year, seven months, and eight days ago, I got married for the first time. At the age of 51. In the months leading up to the wedding, a lot of people said I was brave to take...
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Feb.22.2011 - 5:19 pm
It's election day in Chicago.  I just walked home from voting for a new mayor and a new alderman--and I miss my old neighborhood. For ten years I lived in South Shore:  a white...
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Dec.22.2010 - 1:04 pm
I'm an old hand at Thanksgiving.  I cooked my first turkey at 22 and never looked back. I've served Thanksgiving dinner for twelve in a 10 by 20 studio apartment. I've coped with...
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Comments from Pamela

Dec.29.2010 - 7:12 pm
In response to: Red Room's Favorite Holiday Recipes
What a pleasant surprise! I love Red Room, so your recognition for my piece means a lot.
Dec.24.2010 - 9:36 am
In response to: The Spice of Holiday Joy
Thank you for sharing this lovely story of generosity.
Dec.23.2010 - 6:43 pm
In response to: Shh...
Jules: PAFS sounds like my family would love it. I may have to drum up a contest for you to enter. :) (I'm an Ozarks...
Dec.23.2010 - 6:38 pm
In response to: Cranberry Sauce Trauma
Hello Jules: Stuffing issues? Lord yes. Being from the middle south myself, I'm a cornbread girl (sometimes eked...