Pure Slush Lifespan Vol 6

The First Baseball Game of the Season

This August, I was privileged to have my essay, The First Baseball Game of the Season, published in Pure Slush Anthology: Lifespan Vol. 6, Marriage. Pure Slush is an independent publisher of fiction and non-fictional works from authors worldwide, and has been home to hundreds of shorts, essays and prose since it’s creation in 2010.

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The Marimekko Porch

On the day before the world shut down, we made a last run to our local bookstore.  On the discount rack I found a copy of James Beard, The Theory and Practice of Cooking.  I read through the classic and made a few of the recipes over the next few months, but mostly I bought it because it was one of the books that was always on my Aunt Janice’s shelf, in the family room off the modern, galley kitchen, over the built-in, “L”-shaped white couches…