Tag Archives: Moxie Recipe Contest

The Moxie Meltdown

It might have been because I’d been working in the hot garden all morning.  Maybe it was because I’d been looking at old family pictures with my cousins and remembering people and places that didn’t exist anymore.  It could have … Continue reading

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Some Pearls of Great Price

If a person were to read this blog diligently every day he or she might get the notion that I have spent time reading The Holy Bible. That notion would be correct. I also studied this book as literature in … Continue reading

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My Moxie Pocketbook

With the Moxie Festival and the Moxie Recipe Contest less than three weeks away, I’ve been thinking about past events and projects I’ve planned and completed.  I’ve got three stories to tell this week about different elements of the Moxie … Continue reading

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It’s a Sign

One of my friends from Portland, Hilda Taylor, is passionate about helping cats.  When I first met her in the early 1980’s, she had just begun her involvement with an urban feral feline rescue and awareness organization.  You can read … Continue reading

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On Moxie Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard, considered by some critics as one of the greatest films of all time, ends with a scene in which actress Gloria Swanson, playing character Norma Desmond, stares eerily into the camera and says “All right, Mr. DeMille, I’m … Continue reading

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Pleased as Pyrex

I started worrying about garbage and landfills after I got out of college.  I hadn’t taken any classes about it and I hadn’t been to any environmental rallies.  I just started putting my garbage to the curb once a week … Continue reading

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AM2B

The other day I got an e-mail from a gastronomic scholar, requesting information about the Moxie Recipe Contest.  Who knew a person could get a Master’s degree in gastronomy from a program co-founded by Jacques Pepin and Julia Child?  Maybe … Continue reading

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