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Intercourses

Early in our relationship, MTM received a cookbook. Intercourses. From, ahem, someone.

A visual feast, Intercourses divides the food groups into the necessities: Gnoshes proven to get a person laid.

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And The Winner Is…….

Congratulations!

The winner of David Burnsworth’s Southern Heat is……..

NW FRAME OF MIND!

Way to go, Lisa! Your signed hardcover will be on its way to the Pacific Northwest this week!

A Recipe For Sound

Edits abound. Deadlines loom.

And I want to know if I’m the only person who’s used a pot to magnify the sound of a musical device?

When outdoor speakers broke at a party, we threw a phone into a Teflon pot and pressed Play. The non-stick surface yielded a tinny sound. We swapped Teflon for metal.

And McGyvered a new speaker.

We tapped our feet to the results for a couple of hours.

Has anyone else tried this listening technique? Or maybe you’ve found a new use for an everyday thing?

Please share your brilliance in a comment today.

Win a Copy of David Burnsworth’s Southern Heat

In an effort to help unknown writers find audiences, I periodically highlight books I've read and enjoyed. I'm not a book reviewer. I'm more a cheerleader for other writers. When I find one I like, I want them to sell books, find readers and have success.

I recently read David Burnsworth's Southern Heat after meeting him at a book signing.

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It’s Another British Invasion!

In 2010, I was lucky to lead a team of 12 people to England for a Rotary Friendship Exchange. We spent two weeks in the Midlands, first in Peterborough, then in Northampton, and finally in Loughborough/Leicester.

For five nights, Alan and Margaret Bothamley hosted me, my travel partner Alison Dailey and Sam and Stella Hazel. Four strangers in their warm and welcoming home, where we devoured their food, emptied bottles of gin and partied every night, plastering everything with our colloquial American patois.
Their first question? "Are you and Alison a couple?"

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