On Pumpkin Carving

Mandy Wright feels invigorated and inspired by each and every season, but there’s something about Autumn that feels more personal. In this article, she focuses on the American tradition of pumpkin carving, where it came from, and what it means to her. She also includes a few ideas at the end for how best to cook with pumpkins!

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Thicker Than Water

Our new staff writer, Lucy Beall Lott, writes about her childhood riddled with hospital trips and surgeries and the effect this had on her family. While she went through the physical pain, she grants that the emotional trauma her parents and siblings went through was comparable. As she grew more able to withstand pain, got used to anaesthetic and the painful comments from passersby, her family got evermore tired, evermore worried and evermore tetchy.

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