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INTANGIBLE ROSES

I love keeping track of oddities that pique my attention when I’m travelling, especially if there is wisdom or a note of …

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BASIC NOSTALGIA

Just when you think you’ve got yourself pretty well put together, life comes along and smacks you upside the head with a …

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THE IMP OF THANKSGIVING

On my mind tonight is my dear friend Ed McClanahan, much-beloved Kentucky author of such well-regarded books as The Natural Man and O The …

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FUELING WONDER WOMAN

  True to my promise to myself, in September, when I dove into the autumn’s writing work full on, I also started …

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THE WORLD ACCORDING TO GORP

Monday, Aug. 31 was National Trail Mix Day. I don’t know why. It just was. I feel I should have something poetic …

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THE POISON FRUIT MYTH

Tomatoes are poisonous. That’s what people once thought. Now we know they are good for all kinds of things from fighting cancer …

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BLUE MOON COMING

The words “blue moon” have a certain musicality to them. Poetic thanks to the assonant sounds making up their middles. We all …

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GREAT WISDOM OF THE BODY

Phil and I recently acquired a modern television set. We held off because neither of us is in the habit of replacing things until they’ve …

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AC FULLER PODCAST

I loved doing this interview about Blue Moon Vegan. I have to tell you this was all on-the-spot. No interview questions in …

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DECISIVE DAY

Once in a while I have what I’ve come to think of as a destiny day. It’s where things line up—whether it’s …

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#BlueMoonLove

The magical second time around. Good for lovers and careers, but not so good for bank robbers. More bank robbers get away with …

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MACAROONS AND LAUNCH DAY

  I should be a little giddy about a new book coming out this Saturday, but mostly I’m just nervous. You can …

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TOASTEDCOCONUTMOCHAFRAPPUCCINO

Hip is not my style. I don’t follow anyone’s lead. Can’t. It’s not in my genetic make-up. So, surprise, surprise, there we …

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SUPERMANIA BOWL RECIPES

  If you’ve read Blue Moon Vegetarian, you know that I tried hard early in my and Phil’s relationship to learn to …

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CHOCOLATE CAKE TO LIVE FOR

  Bakers weigh their flour. Did you know that? I did not. But I’m not surprised. I don’t believe I’ve ever once …

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CHERRY POWER BALLS

I’ve been waiting and waiting for the day to come when I could post this recipe. It could not be a more …