Judy Rodgers: A Gift from Her Heart

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As most of my regular readers know, I don’t post all that frequently; for the moment, I can’t — I have a 3-day-a-week, 5-hour-roundtrip commute to my job as an editor in Manhattan, I’m finishing my next book (which is due momentarily), and by the time I get home from work, all I can think about is eating and sleeping. So while I’d like to be posting a lot more regularly, the fact of my long-form narrative style, which takes a fair amount of time and focus, prohibits me from doing so. I’m currently finishing a post about holidays — Thanksgiving, Christmas — and how they often find us cooking not for ourselves, but to impress others and gain their acceptance, approval, and admission into a sort of grown-up, adults-only club that, regardless of how good our food is, may in truth elude us forever. . . .

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