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I have a new love

It started out today—a perfect fall day—where I looked at Doc M’s potted basil plant on his patio and said, “Wow, that’s really grown a lot. I’ve never made pesto. I shall make pesto. Today. Right now.” And I did so, from the Cook’s Illustrated recipe (secret: bruise the basil by putting it in a […]

Sweet (literary) relief

Just saw this link on Poets & Writers about relief efforts related to Katrina (and, no doubt, Rita) and the Gulf Coast. For libraries, assisting writers, and more. I see that there’s a Long Beach, CA poetry reading benefit next month. (Oct 13).