This Very Good Time

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“This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.”

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

For years now I’ve puzzled over this quote taped to the inside of my spice cupboard, alongside other inspirations. I’ve always liked it, but now it’s starting to make sense too. It’s a call to action of course, but one that demands thoughtful, precise response — nothing sloppy. In the last few…

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Maria Newsom

Maria Newsom

Amicably-divorced mom to 2 adolescent males & a lizard. My writing & loosely-measured recipes live at marianewsom.com — sign up there for my newsletter. she/her