Real Food For Thought

Elizabeth MarroAuthors, Books, Eat, Drink, Love5 Comments

Max Watman’s new book brought me back to fifth grade when my friend Debbie gave me half her chicken sandwich and I found a vein in it. “What’s this?” I asked her when I saw the tiny purple tube protruding from the chicken meat nestled between two pieces of her mother’s homemade bread. She shook her head even though she … Read More

Journey to Now, Again

Elizabeth MarroBooks, Growing Pains, Reading & Writing8 Comments

I read MAGICAL JOURNEY last summer and shared my thoughts and a free copy about it here. The paperback version has just been released and Katrina Kenison  is offering several opportunities to win a copy of this book and others free. On January 29, we drew the  name of Misha Gericke of South Africa as the winner of Magical Journey from the readers … Read More

Journeys and Thanks

Elizabeth MarroAuthors, Books, Reading & Writing3 Comments

Dear Fellow Travelers, With my last post “A Journey to Now,” I wrapped up a month-long celebration of journeys and books. Each post  focused on a particular journey and the book that either took me or came along for the ride. Because this month also encompassed my birthday, always a milestone in life’s journey, I celebrated by sharing the books … Read More

Strangers in a Strange Land

Elizabeth MarroAuthors, Books, Family, Fellow Travelers, Novels, Reading & Writing, Strangers, Travel & Travelers12 Comments

Michael Valentine Smith may have prevented a murder back in the summer of 1974 when my brother and I were stranded in Port Angeles, Washington for nearly ten days. In a Pinto station wagon. In the rain. It was day five or six. I remember the relentless drumming of water against the car roof. I remember waiting to take my … Read More