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079 – Charlottesville Community Magic.

By Jenée Libby on August 15, 2017

  “In every community, there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it.” —Marianne Williamson Resistance Work. With Persistence, Resolve,…

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Here Lately.

By Jenée Libby on June 1, 2017

Well, heck. As my Muddy used to say after sighing heavily. I’ve been trying to create a beautifully polished and brilliant piece of food writing here for you guys every other week, but like the sunshine…

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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…