To Kill A Mocking Bird and Apple and Blackberry Jam

“I wanted to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what.” – To Kill a Mockingbird

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The Diary of a Country Priest and Toasted Banana Bread

“Alla mia età la morte appare così lontana che l’esperienza quotidiana della nostra propria mediocrità non ci persuade ancora.” – Diario di un Curato di Campagna

“At my age death seems so far away that the daily experience of our own mediocrity is not yet convincing to us.” – The Diary of a Country Priest

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City by City and Pizza

“The road trip, on the old two-lane highways a journey of serendipity, whimsy, and the chance to see something new, does not happen on the interstate, whose culture of hurtling speed punctuated by rest stops served by national chains provides a comforting conformity” – ‘The Highway and the City’

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