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Fricassee of Words – A Watched Pot

A kettleful of water was set to boil moments before these first words were typed. Just a coincidence, mind you. However, the distance from kitchen to keyboard is but a few steps, the short pause required to gather thoughts was nowhere near the writer’s block long stare, and yet the kettle switch just made its… Continue reading Fricassee of Words – A Watched Pot

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Fricassee of Words – Eggs in One Basket

Don't put all your eggs in one basket: Don’t make your goal dependent on a single process or resource; don’t concentrate all efforts on a single aspect of your task; don’t direct all resources to a single plan; don’t put all your money in a single investment. With Easter just weeks away, the expression “Don’t… Continue reading Fricassee of Words – Eggs in One Basket

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Fricassee of Words – As Easy as Pie

The Fricassée of Words is a stew of musings on food-inspired expressions, words and word play. Sit a while and savor today's food-inspired expression. As Easy as Pie Mark Twain is the most cited source when the expression “As easy as pie” is considered. If you’ve read The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), you’ve certainly… Continue reading Fricassee of Words – As Easy as Pie