Category Archives: Everybody has a story

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The “good enough” home cook: in praise of imperfection

As I write this, I am caring for a sick four-year-old. She is wearing an old paint-spattered t-shirt of her father’s as a nightgown, and it hangs off of her clammy, feverish body as she lies tangled in blankets on … Continue reading

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A repost, in memorium

Ali originally posted this piece, “Sugar” is a Verb, and so is “Hope,” in March of 2009. One week before Christmas this year, Sally Goodrich, mother to Ali’s friend Foster, passed away from ovarian cancer. Two days before Christmas, we … Continue reading

Posted in Everybody has a story, Field trips | 3 Comments