“With Practice, I think I could make a pretty good pie lattice.” Q&A with writer Elise Winn.

What do you get when you mix together sugar, spice, poetry and prose, a passion for creating, and whimsy? Elise Winn, that's what. Elise is a talented multi-tasker, teaching college courses, putting on literary programming events, baking, writing, and dreaming. She is everything I would aspire to be. I hope you enjoy her interview!   … Continue reading “With Practice, I think I could make a pretty good pie lattice.” Q&A with writer Elise Winn.

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Big Expectations for the Shortest Day of the Year

It started with a Celestial Seasoning's Gingerbread Tea box: "Gingerbread has been a holiday treat for 2,000 years! The Celts marked the winter solstice by eating small gingerbread cakes decorated with images of the sun to celebrate the longer days ahead." Hmm, thought I. That sounds wonderful. I love Winter Solstice. I love gingerbread. I … Continue reading Big Expectations for the Shortest Day of the Year

Fatty Tuesday

Even the detoxifying green tea I had this morning can't make me feel better about my Fat Tuesday indulgences. But oh boy were they great. Pizza. King Cake. Movie Theater Popcorn. A MOVIE AT A MOVIE THEATER. Multiple handfuls of chocolate chips. Ice cream. And here we go, starting another 30-day challenge, this time in … Continue reading Fatty Tuesday