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Marmalade for You and All Your Friends!

Citrus Marmalades & Lemon Curd prepared by me, Anne Brown, Marmalade Monster of San Rafael. Orange Marmalade, 8oz ($5.00), 16oz (Pint) jars ($10.00) Ingredients: Cane Sugar, Seville Oranges, filtered water.   Lemon Marmalade, 8oz  ($5.00), 16oz (Pint) jars ($10.00) Ingredients: … Continue reading

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O My Love is not Concise

          O my Luve’s like a red, red, rose. –Robert Burns Strunk & White: Eschew needless words! My Love is not concise. My Love gushes and ebbs, glows and cools, quakes and congeals. My Love’s eyes … Continue reading

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Gaslighting Grandma

Third Time’s a Charm…this time my Grandma didn’t kick me out.  Tonight she said this wasn’t what she had in mind, and made it vehemently clear that I couldn’t have any friends over, or boyfriends move in with me.  I … Continue reading

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Meet the Jumpiup Corn Doll Family!

In August I made my first trip to New Mexico, to attend Bolad’s Kitchen  (a kind of school for building a new culture, but I won’t get into that here).  While I was there I met Rose Tree and her … Continue reading

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Courting, Courtesy, and Culture

If you are a queen, encountering another queen for the first time, how do you behave?    Do you ignore her?  Do you bow?  Do you wait for her to speak first?  Do you take up as much space as possible, … Continue reading

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