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Boxcar Betty and the Pimiento Cheese

Boxcar Betty and the Pimiento Cheese

The last couple of days in the low country have been tough. Yesterday, my insurance claims adjuster called it—my car is officially totaled. Today, our new veterinarian called to say that Tabitha, the feisty fat orange tabby that I’ve had since I was 14, is […]

A Man Called Ove

A Man Called Ove

Some books make you want to be a better person, a little more quiet, and a little more kind. The kind of person who knows that size and strength are not the same thing. A Man Called Ove is one such book. At first encounter, […]

Welcome to Novel Fare!

Welcome to Novel Fare!

Today was a pretty spectacular day. My house was exceptionally clean—which is always awesome; the weather was gorgeous; I got to take my fancy new Catch Surf beater board out for her maiden voyage; I started reading a new book; and my amazingly-significant-other and I […]

Rosemary’s Baby: Spaghetti & Clam Sauce

Rosemary’s Baby: Spaghetti & Clam Sauce

There’s a scene in Ira Levin’s Rosemary’s Baby that reminds me of my Dad. That’s strange, I know, but spaghetti with clam sauce is his favorite dinner and we had it once a week when I was a kid. In the book, right after Terry […]