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#52in52 Week 49: A Complete Stranger

I walked into IHOP for my second time in this year-long #52-in52 challenge.  I had a plan — one that I’d wanted to execute all year but hadn’t had the opportunity.  I was going to pick up someone’s tab without them ever knowing I was even there. This is something I’ve done here and there …

#52in52 Week 48: Rhiannon Petersen

Rhiannon and I met on a semi-hurried afternoon at Pho Cuong, a local pho place on the edge of Oklahoma City’s Asian District. We sat and ordered large bowls of noodle soup.  The server, a young girl with a half smile, brought us the accouterments – scallions, basil, sprouts, and the rest. Rhiannon seemed tired.  …

#52in52 Week 47: Rosalyn Brooks

The 47th week of 2017 brought with it Thanksgiving.  As is now family tradition, it was up to me to purchase, brine, and cook the Thanksgiving turkey.  And so it felt appropriate for this week to be coronated as Rosalyn’s week on my blog.  It’s rare I get to spend quality time with my lovable …