Daily Archives: July 6, 2017

The Language Attic: Propinquity

by Brenda W. Clough ‘Propinquity’ is one of the first words I recall reading in which I could see myself inferring the meaning from the surrounding text. I first ran into it in Rumer Godden’s delightful novel In This House … Continue reading

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A Tricoastal Woman: How I Learned to Cook

The Joy of Cooking

I never took home economics classes in high school. Even if I had wanted to – and I didn’t – my mother would have talked me out of it. “Anyone who can read,” she used to say, “can learn to … Continue reading

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