Hobbies

Esther Bolick’s Orange Marmalade Cake on the Menu

Monday’s thing of beauty is edible or was edible, it is now a delicious memory. Diet Schmiet I told myself the last week of my sister Enid’s visit in June, let’s eat cake. Of course, it couldn’t be just any cake. It had to be Esther Bolick’s Orange Marmalade Cake. If you’ve not read Jan Karon’s …

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Commonplace Books

  While attempting to come up with a title for my earlier post on Notetaking, I discovered a little-known fact. Our modern-day practice of notetaking and collecting those notes in books has historical origins. According to the Harvard University Library Open Collections Program: “In the most general sense, a commonplace book contains a collection of …

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