As I am trying to have a business conversation with someone who is trying to rip me off in some fabulous and hilarious way, there is always a little figure on my shoulder saying, “Calm down, calm down, because this is going to be in your book.”
by Nicki Leone
The kitchens … are the small domains of the servant classes and the stage for their dramas. Ruled by the cook, presided over by the valet, they are where those in favor lord it over those in disgrace, and where those with ambition do their best to climb over the backs of those in decline.
by Vicraj Gill
“It can be very circuitous to find your way to what’s plain, what’s natural to you, the best forms for your mind.” It was those very circuits that eventually led her back to her first loves, literature and writing.