Breaking the Spaghetti

I only ever remember my mom snapping spaghetti in half and dumping it in the boiling water. When I got married, my husband told me this was a grievous sin; the pasta must never be broken. I've made spaghetti dozens and dozens of times since learning how to put the pasta in the water whole. … Continue reading Breaking the Spaghetti

Acrid, Astringent, & Often Disagreeable–Book Camp 2020, Day 10

And this time it's not interpersonal conflict! Today we spent a fair bit of time brainstorming story titles. We came up with MANY. Narrowing to six, we sent to the parents and grandparents. They tied in their choices and greatly disliked the clearest (but not unanimous) favorite. We brainstormed more. Tried one more with the … Continue reading Acrid, Astringent, & Often Disagreeable–Book Camp 2020, Day 10