Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

“Toots” – November 26

You all know that every once in a while I like to share a story, just something that happened during my day. So here’s one from this morning about a delightful woman who couldn’t have appeared at a more auspicious … Continue reading

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Thankful – November 24

I race-walked home from work as fast as I could tonight — the weather had finally turned, and it was 26 degrees with a wicked wind. I was eager to get home, cozy up, and make a meat loaf, so … Continue reading

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How You Pick a Publisher – November 21

How do you pick a publisher? Or, how do they pick you? In the hours before their offices closed for the Thanksgiving holiday today, Abrams President and CEO Michael Jacobs — who picked me to come aboard as an Abrams … Continue reading

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An Old Favorite: cranberry Surprise Pie – November 20

Over the last couple of weeks, doing events and radio shows with ONE GOOD DEED (the book), I’ve been reading the story about the now-famed Cranberry Surprise Pie. And every day, when I look at the stats for this blog, … Continue reading

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SPECIAL EDITION: The Cranberry Surprise Pie recipe

Oh, come on: you didn’t really think I’d hold out on the recipe, did you? All you had to do was ask (and I knew you would)! Nothing is easier than this recipe: the hardest part is melting the butter. … Continue reading

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Buy Two, Give One – Day 113

I talk about books a lot here. Sorry, but I love them; they are my passion and have been the basis of my career for over 30 years. Today I’m going to mention books yet again, but it could be … Continue reading

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It’s never too late to do the little things – Day 1

Today is my birthday. Yesterday was – and always will be to me, though they have long ago passed on – my parents’ anniversary. I was their first anniversary present. The last week in July was always a big deal … Continue reading

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