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Totally Quotable Clementine: “figuring out the food business” edition

Clementine said this last night over dinner. I can’t remember the context. I think I must have been talking about fried chicken and hushpuppies, as I often am, when she weighed in with her observation. Or, I may have been telling her about the interview that I’d just posted with Amy C. Evans, the oral […]

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Totally Quotable Clementine: sisterly advice edition

Clementine said this to her one year old brother yesterday, as he was struggling to get away from me mid-diaper change. And, yes, that’s the secret to success in life… You have to know how to lay still, on a couch. If you can do that, good things will come to you. [Previous editions of […]

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Totally Quotable Clementine: Mutual of Omaha Wild Kingdom edition

[Previous installments of Totally Quotable Clementine can be found here.]

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Totally Quotable Clementine: Paula Dean is Dead edition

Clementine came up and said this to me this morning. I guess she’d seen the television news somewhere last night. I didn’t know where to begin… In retrospect, I probably should have started by asking why Paula Deen’s death would bring her anything but sadness, but, instead, after taking a few minutes to process what […]

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Totally Quotable Clementine: reluctantly growing up edition

She said this to me about a week ago. I can’t remember what we’d been talking about, but I was sitting at the kitchen table, and she was standing next to me. When she said it, I grabbed a piece of paper and wrote it down. I told her that I thought the phrase was […]

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