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Baked Paprika Potato Wedges

Based on this recipe. Needed: 1 large sweet potato 2 medium white potatoes To taste: Paprika Salt Pepper Garlic Preheat at 400. Toss wedges potatoes with olive oil, mix in dry ingredients. Distribute on lined baking sheet. Bake about 30-40 min, flip, then bake another 30-40 min or until it is crispy goodness. Serve with…

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Contagious Literature: A Conversation

Me: …I have pleurisy. Friend: What is pleurisy? Me: It’s the swelling of the sacs around the lungs, it’s pretty painful. Friend: You must’ve gotten it reading all those Brontë novels! Me: Ha! …Oh crap, I was about to read some Poe!! Friend: Better start getting people to pray you don’t get TB! Featured Image…

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What I am reading…

The Renegade History of the United States is another piece of non-fiction recommended by a friend. Let me tell you, the title does not lie! It is history told as very few tell, from the perspectives of true rebels. This is not history that can be found in textbooks— it is a highly original and…

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Grandma’s Creamy Oatmeal

I have all these pictures of making spritz cookies with my siblings and Grandma, but I don’t really remember doing it. What I do remember is one morning waking up early and Grandma making me oatmeal for breakfast. I was used to adding brown sugar, butter, and milk after it was in the bowl. Grandma…

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Drinking while Reading

My friend, Daniel, recommended Bill James’ Popular Crime. I’ve been riveted since I started page one! His thorough, if not a bit unconventional approach, sucked me in and kept me interested. Each chapter could stand alone, which makes it much easier to read (and to put down for awhile, if you’re busy at work, which I often…

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Three and a Half Decades of Reading

A post on Lectito inspired this and I must say thank you to Margot for the delightful trip down memory lane! Books have been an intimate part of my life for as long as I can remember. I didn’t go to preschool, but I entered kindergarten knowing how to read, thanks to my parents and…