Monthly Archives: October 2016

Sancocho: Gumbo, Colombian Style

Today, guest author and friend Jeannie Zokan of Gulf Breeze, Florida, brings an international touch to The Gumbo Diaries. Her memories of a native dish hint at the flavor of her first novel, The Existence of Pity. The book is … Continue reading

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Laura Ingalls Wilder: Farm Journalist to Children’s Author

While other school children across America were reading Laura Ingalls Wilder books, I was emptying the Eastlawn Elementary library shelves of those “orange biographies” about people like Clara Barton, Dolly Madison and Wyatt Earp. I had never heard of Laura … Continue reading

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