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Now and Laters. And Cinnamon Toothpicks.

By Jenée Libby on May 5, 2017

I visited Scotty recently, my friend with cancer. I do this about once a month, take him groceries, his latest GoFund Me installment. This time I brought a potted Gerber daisy for his balcony. His…

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Big Love Bake Sale.

By Jenée Libby on April 10, 2017

Community. Connection. Face-to-face, real interaction. These are the tenets behind Edacious. So I’m very pleased to announce the very first Edacious fundraiser, the Big Love Bake Sale. On Saturday, April 15th from 9am-noon, head on down…

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Up in the Old Hotel.

By Jenée Libby on February 23, 2017

In my career as a food writer, I sometimes do restaurant reviews. When I began 11 years ago, I did this exclusively. Over the years I’ve developed a love/hate relationship with the activity, especially since…

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Seven Layer Dip.

By Jenée Libby on February 10, 2017

There’s a horrible habit I’ve only become aware of since podcasting. When someone shares a traumatic story, something so painful I can’t wrap my head around it, I offer sympathy by commiserating with my own…

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Thank You Parallel 38.

By Jenée Libby on January 26, 2017

I had a dream a few nights ago. The Hubby and I were grabbing a date night, as we do when we remember to take a breath, at our bar spot in Parallel 38. Our…

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Big Love.

By Jenée Libby on January 13, 2017

My best friend, Scotty Nichols, is determined to beat his Stage 3 cancer. But the bills are mounting. Can you help? Thank you. No amount is too small. “As around the sun the earth knows…

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Dolly.

By Jenée Libby on December 19, 2016

It all feels a bit surreal. Four days after returning from one of the most glorious, life-affirming, soul-changing vacations I’ve ever taken, I found myself saying goodbye to my best girlfriend. My Big Fuff, my…

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Feed the Body.

By Jenée Libby on December 2, 2016

I had big plans this week. I was going to get ahead in my work after months of putting out proverbial fires. Begin a new blog based on a Christmas gift I gave long ago….

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Thank You, Leonard Cohen.

By Jenée Libby on November 11, 2016

I wrote the following in 2010. It all still applies. Rest in peace to a gentleman and a scholar. Ahimsa. Namaste. “I’m just another snowman, standing in the rain and sleet. Who loved you with…

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053 – Sounds of the Summit, 2016 Appalachian Food Summit

By Jenée Libby on November 3, 2016

CLICK BUTTON TO PURCHASE. ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE APPALACHIAN FOOD SUMMIT. Revival Work. Welcome to Sounds of the Summit, a compilation of stories, music, oral histories, and regional food studies collected during the 2016 Appalachian…