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29 Sep

Gingered Fig Muffins

I found this delicious recipe tucked inside a book that I purchased from a second-hand bookstore. This recipe is one of the most valuable treasures I have discovered. I have other treasures that were hiding in old books, including pressed leaves, postcards, addresses, funeral announcements, and antique bookmarks. When I find ...  Continue Reading

05 Sep

Remembering Romance Comics

In the early sixties, I often walked home from school with Gordie, the boy I married a few years later. We would part ways at his family drug store, and I would continue on my way.  Sometimes, I stopped to watch him wash the store windows, just so our conversation could continue.   Gord had worked in the pharmacy from an ear...  Continue Reading

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