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Disney’s gumbo no match for plums in the icebox

When I promised to blog about Disney’s kale-quinoa gumbo debacle, I never imagined I would link it to poet William Carlos Williams. In September Disney posted a two-minute video recipe for Tiana’s Healthy Gumbo on its “Princess and the Frog” … Continue reading

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Riding the rails, poet Wallace Stevens’ love affair with Florida

I’m always fascinated when I learn about a famous writer visiting Pensacola – no matter how brief the stay.  As a writer living across the bay from the city, I’ve found a vibrant writing community but rarely hear of any … Continue reading

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Literary Gumbo and Earworms

When I heard a recording of a friend’s mom, a Cajun, reciting her Tuna Casserole-Court Bouillion (koo be yon) original poem, I was mesmerized with the rhythm, the beat, her Louisiana accent. The entire feel of the poem, including her … Continue reading

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