Category Archives: BEAUTIFUL LIFE


Delicious airplane reading en route from Ketchum back home to Maggie (and, of course, Alabama):

A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table by Molly Wizenberg


While looking out over the water from the balcony of a mansion on Shelter Island, Kurt Vonnegut tells his friend, Joseph Heller, that their host makes more money in a single day than Heller will ever earn from his novel, Catch-22.

Heller responds, “Yes, but I have something he will never have.”

Vonnegut questions, “What’s that?”


Untitled 10 by
David Schoemer via Lee Cerre
& a thank you to Conrad Pitts for sharing this story. . .