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The Vine: February 24, 2016
February 24, 2016 – 11:45 AM | 61 Comments
The Vine: February 24, 2016

Would love suggestions on new reading material. I love British mysteries, especially if they are a series.

The Vine: February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016 – 11:36 AM | 26 Comments
The Vine: February 3, 2016

I've just watched The Revenant and there's a scene where Leo climbs inside a dead animal for warmth.

The Vine: January 20, 2016
January 20, 2016 – 10:29 AM | 4 Comments
The Vine: January 20, 2016

There are a number of books I read as a younger woman that I wish I could find and read again, but for whatever reason, this one has been bedeviling me of late.

The Vine: January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016 – 1:59 PM | 5 Comments
The Vine: January 13, 2016

So, there's a short story I read in high school that I remember very little about, except for a few key details:

The Vine: December 9, 2015
December 9, 2015 – 3:34 PM | 17 Comments
The Vine: December 9, 2015

There's a scene from a film that I saw, perhaps in the '90s, perhaps earlier, that I can't get out of my head due to its sheer irreverence and ballsiness, but for the life of …

The Vine: December 2, 2015
December 2, 2015 – 3:36 PM | 15 Comments
The Vine: December 2, 2015

This is a book my mother used to read with me back in the day (late '70s, early '80s), and we used to laugh and laugh. Somewhere along the way I lost the book. I …

The Vine: September 2, 2015
September 2, 2015 – 9:07 AM | 43 Comments
The Vine: September 2, 2015

I recently moved out on my own after 11 years of living with roommates, and while I really love the chance to cook creatively and without the picky restrictions of others, I'm finding that I'm …

The Vine: May 20, 2015
May 20, 2015 – 3:56 PM | 34 Comments
The Vine: May 20, 2015

My husband snores. Kind of loudly, and kind of often.

The Vine: May 6, 2015
May 6, 2015 – 10:09 AM | 40 Comments
The Vine: May 6, 2015

Hello, Nation! It's me, Sarah, with a garden question.

The Vine: April 15, 2015
April 15, 2015 – 2:56 PM | 23 Comments
The Vine: April 15, 2015

My siblings and I are writing to ask you and the Nation for advice on fundraising for my parents.