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As a curious observer of life, I blog on writing, marketing, my prairie - anything that interests me in the moment. I like to have conversations with readers, so don’t hesitate to leave a comment. I'll respond.

Food and culture – Eating Greek style

By Carol / 22 August 2017 / 6 Comments

A country’s culture is embodied in its food and how the people eat. Nowhere was that more evident than on my recent trip to Greece. When my friend Mary and I planned our trip, we…

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Thelma & Louise hit the road again

By Carol / 12 May 2014 / 0 Comments

You know you’re in the south when … The people at the next table are drinking Coca Cola for breakfast Dairy Queen serves the best biscuits and gravy for breakfast Corn pudding is a side…

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Don't overlook the small stuff.

By Carol / 20 August 2012 / 4 Comments

The Iowa State Fair wrapped up on Sunday. In the course of 11 days, contestants participated in 11,278 events, competing in everything from cattle to cup cakes, jazz to jam, dressage to desserts. Keeping it…

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Mom's gift of hospitality

By Carol / 14 May 2012 / 2 Comments

Life on our family farm was controlled by three things: the seasons of the year, the cows that had to be milked twice a day, and Mom’s meals that got us all sitting around the…

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