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Blest be the ties that bind: a life writing vacation in the country

We just returned from a weekend visit to our relatives in the Tennessee countryside. While our family visits are always pleasant, they usually aren’t exciting and don’t offer new sights like a real vacation would, and I haven’t had one of … Continue reading

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Cook foods into your memoir

Today the daughter is home from school with nausea so I fixed her okayu, the Japanese soup for sick people. The Chinese have a similar rice soup, and Americans have their chicken noodle soup. I like passing my heritage on … Continue reading

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Soba noodles for new year

I guess I’m getting carried away with the good luck foods to start the new year off right. Last night I had soba noodles while the rest of the crew asked for udon. But udon is kind of a fat … Continue reading

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