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Farewells and Perfect Weekend Getaways to Eugene

    Hey there readers, I’ve been meaning to share with you “The Perfect Day in Eugene.” For months now it’s been slated as my last post and I’ve banged out draft after draft, but none seemed to do this blog, or you, justice. I couldn’t finish them–perfect them–because I wasn’t ready to say goodbye. … Continue reading

We found Cinderella’s carriage
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We found Cinderella’s carriage

It’s pumpkin season! I lassoed a few friends for a pumpkin-picking adventure. One friend suggested we go to “The coolest pumpkin patch ever,” which later led to a Google search for “Springfield junkyard pumpkin patch.” As you can see, we had a blast at the junkyard farm. Picking your pumpkin doesn’t have to mean going … Continue reading

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Everything but the kitchen sink: that mysterious stew Southerners call “Gumbo”

Think Southern cooking and a spicy aroma might linger in your nose while thoughts of grits, fried food and sweet tea dance in your mind. You’d best not forget the gumbo. Plump shrimp mingling with several types of sausage in a complex peppery-hot tomato roux base, poured over rice. Mama’s gonna put a jumble of … Continue reading