This morning on a rainy-grey walk, I followed an ink-black squirrel through the woods until it held still long enough for me to get a single blurry photo of it, and then it vanished with a flick into bracken and shadows. Black squirrels are not unheard of, of course, but they're rare enough to make … Continue reading Small Magic
There Once Was a Pie from Nantucket
My friend Megan brought this pie to the first Friendsgiving Dinner we hosted in our Chicago apartment when I was in law school. "I'm making my mom's cranberry-nut pie!" she told me, and I said, "Great!" and then got off the phone and said to Bill, "Cranberry-nut pie? I think I should probably make a … Continue reading There Once Was a Pie from Nantucket
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