Clarence Goes Out West and Meets a Purple Horse, by Jean Ekman Adams

The last I left you, Dear Readers, we were about to leave our little cabin after a year of living off the grid. Well, shortly after, we packed up our ’67 caravan and began our trek across the country to … Continue reading

Adèle & Simon, by Barbara McClintock

I remember being a little girl and climbing onto the kitchen counter to watch my big brother out the window walking down the long driveway to wait for the school bus. I remember that feeling of being left behind, of … Continue reading

Minette’s Feast: The Delicious Story of Julia Child and Her Cat, by Susanna Reich

I once was accused of being a francophile, as though I ought to be ashamed of being enamored with all things French- like I shouldn’t admire their style, romance, and sophistication. If the intention was to insult me, it wasn’t … Continue reading