the professor's table
I am a writer, rider and cook living in North Carolina.
How to Cook a Wolf
How to Cook a Wolf “Use as many fresh things as you can, always, and then trust to luck and your blackout cupboard and what you have decided, inside yourself, about the dignity of man.” – MFK Fisher. My title is perhaps disarming, as I allude to something more culinary than literary. I want to […]More
The Good Mother
If you dream of me like I dream of you. In a place that’s warm and dark. In a place where I can feel the beating of your heart. Remembering your touch your kiss your warm embrace. I’ll find my way back to you, if you’ll be waiting. — Tracy Chapman, “The Promise” Perhaps […]More
lifestyles: an open letter to president margaret spellings
In the wake of national events involving Universities and their Presidents, I think it’s important that I sit down tonight and write you a letter. Your comment to the press in response to past statements about LGBTQI people have really been on my mind of late. I am inclined to believe that you responded with […]More
Holler If You Can Hear Me
Bynam, North Carolina is a town that you can literally look the other way while going through and miss entirely. In the town center, what was once a general store/post office, is now a local venue for small events showcasing new southern music and arts. Food trucks with gelato, hotdogs and eastern-style BBQ are parked […]More
Hast thou given the horse strength? Hast thou clothed his neck with thunder? Job 39:19 accident How dare I write to you about accident before love . . . The auto correct for oxycodone is oxymoron. I will have to tell friends that my trouble is not a literary one. The ground comes up quickly […]More
L is for Language. . .
I am pleased to have guest blogger, Jennifer Hong write about food for this month’s post (bio below). L is for language . . . And loss joined hand-in-hand in the kitchen of clashing cultures that inevitably leads to miscommunication and a potentially disastrous meal. As the sun goes down and my stomach chirps along […]More