Category Archives: Narratives

How Far Food Goes

Upon entering any grocery store I am overwhelmed by the produce stacked precariously and the shelves filled with so much food I wonder how they could sell everything in time before it went bad. The truth is they can not … Continue reading

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Paper Dresses and Bunny Cakes

As a little girl, I used to sneak up the stairs to my grandma’s attic on 85 Henderson Street, disregarding her warnings that it was “too hot and stuffy!” or “too cold and drafty!” It was never the right season … Continue reading

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To Grandmother’s House We Go

Bags packed? Check! Jeep fueled up? Check! Caitie in the back asleep? Check! At zero dark thirty (which translated to about six o’clock in the morning) the jeep was ready to make the thirteen and a half hour trip from … Continue reading

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Not Thankful for the Food

I stared at the carcass of a turkey, seemingly taunting me from the table. “There is absolutely no way I’m sticking my arm in there,” I said, shaking my head and crossing my arms. Just the thought of reaching up … Continue reading

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Life is Short, Make Memories

My family and I travel to Disney World on a regular basis for our vacation. We spend a lot of time planning out everything, especially the places that we want to eat. The food is one of the many things … Continue reading

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How Not to Make a Fried Pickle

For as long as I can remember pickles have been my favorite food. From the minute my small body could digest solid food, I was eating pickles religiously. I remember dipping my little fingers into the jar and dripping a … Continue reading

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The Truth is in the Noodle

              Growing up in the small rural town of Ono, Pennsylvania, I was in the presence of many hidden treasures of central Pennsylvania without even realizing it. For those who are unaware Ono is located in Lebanon County which … Continue reading

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