Postcard from Up North

Thaw, with her gentle persuasion, is more powerful than Thor with his hammer. The one melts, the other breaks into pieces. ~ Henry David Thoreau

(Little Traverse Bay responds beautifully to gentle persuasion, as we all do…. )

Thank you for your patience these months of work on my book, my dear friends. First draft is complete!

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  1. Roger Toomey on April 12, 2014 at 8:42 AM

    That first draft went fast—–But now the real work—–Hang in there!

  2. Sofia Perez on April 12, 2014 at 9:47 AM

    Congratulations, my dear friend! That is a huge milestone. Can’t wait until I can buy my own copy!

  3. Diane Nassir (my maternal grandmother was an Abood (Jamileh) from Ammun Leb. on April 12, 2014 at 10:37 AM

    Congratulations!!! Now on to galleys and then into print–I am buying multiple copies for my family and for myself!!!

  4. Patti on April 12, 2014 at 12:14 PM

    Hallelujah ;)))

  5. Mary M-S on April 12, 2014 at 12:22 PM

    Congratulations! Gorgeous photo as well 🙂

  6. Sonja Ferrera on April 14, 2014 at 7:33 PM

    Maureen, I am so very happy you won the Saveur Food Blog of 2014 award. You richly deserve it. I voted for you and am delighted I was able to contribute in a miniscule part to your win! Keep up the good work, your recipes are divine

    • Maureen Abood on April 15, 2014 at 7:19 AM

      Sonja, many many thanks for your wonderful support and kind words!

  7. Pam Ogle on April 14, 2014 at 8:02 PM

    Can’t wait for my very own copy of your book.

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