Literary Travels: Grits

A couple years ago I drew the name of my brother-in-law's girlfriend for the family gift exchange. She had a number of books on her Christmas list and being the good bibliophile I am, I bought her all of them. One of the books was Grits: A Cultural and Culinary Journey Through the South by …

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Chicago, Chicago

Summer birthdays. Con: Not being able to take in a birthday treat during elementary school. Pro: Beautiful weather and endless outdoor activities to incorporate into the celebration. Con: Friends are on vacation and sometimes miss your party. Ultimate Pro: Working your birthday into a week-long celebration that incorporates excellent Independence Day activities! I am extremely …

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