Indira Ganesan

Writing, books, and coffee

Archive for January 2013

A Short List of Likes for Late January

Virginia Woolf: Cottage Loaf. This is a link to a blog that couples writers and food.  I was so happy to see this recipe from Virginia Woolf.  The writer says this about herself on her About page: Part historical discussion, part food and recipe blog, part literary fangirl-ing, Paper and Salt attempts to recreate and reinterpret the dishes that iconic authors discuss in their letters, diaries, essays, and fiction. Nicole is a voracious […]

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When it snows in winter

I am as happy as a child waking up to snow-covered landscape as I did this morning. No need to think of work, driving, black ice. Instead, I went out to snap a few photos, of which the one above is the Ansel Adams enhancement. We had an inch and a half or so of snow, in a year that is different from last year’s mildness. The cold has made […]

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One More Month to Go!

Our Aunt Meterling stood over six feet tall, a giantess, a tree. From her limbs came large hands, which always held a shower of snacks for us children. We could place two of our feet in one of her sandals, and her green shawl made a roof to cover our play forts. We loved Meterling, because she was so devotedly freakish, because she rained everyone with affection, and because we […]

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Books, Cheer, New Year

Dancing with joy at this lovely starred Kirkus review for As Sweet As Honey: (review text below) Reading The Marriage Plot; When I Was Cool; Lake People; & Tree Barking!  But, oh, I saw the “Downton Abbey” season three premiere  yesterday, & down the slippery BBC slope I go!  Those gorgeous clothes, actors, moments! Ah, Welcome January! From Kirkus Book Reviews: Online Publish Date: January 6, 2013 Publisher:Knopf Pages: 288 Price ( Hardcover ): $25.95 […]

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