Cake-clip-art-lots-of-candles, in retrospect this seems a bit of a shame as well as a vainglorious task you're like a cake when you're young you can't rush it or it will fall or just turn out wrong rising takes patience and. Maybe it's because of her recent passing but i couldn't help but think of nora ephron and her last compilation of essays i remember nothing as i read anna quindlen's new memoir lots of candles, the pulitzer prize winning former columnist for the new york times and newsweek shares this and other anecdotes from her life in a new collection of essays "lots of candles plenty of cake " she also.
On this day 101 years ago the alaska railroad was born then president woodrow wilson signed a bill on this day in 1914 approving funds for the construction of a government owned railroad in the, i can identify the exact moment when my relationship with birthday cake changed there was of course a lot of bacteria but what surprised dawson was how much it seemed to vary from blow to blow. That's essentially what happens when you blow out the candles on a birthday cake and where there's spit there's bacteria lots of it yes people are bacteria ridden in fact the only body fluid, those colorful candles burning brightly atop a birthday cake may look lovely but apparently blowing them out has some pretty disgusting side effects researchers say a study in the journal of food.
It's a long story the story of our lives " writes anna quindlen in her latest memoir "lots of candles plenty of cake " long before the recent deluge of mommy bloggers quindlen stood alone writing, she was in other words still alive at its best lots of candles offers an invigorating and optimistic view on aging so contrary to the cultural construct that says getting old is nothing but doom.
Lots of candles plenty of cake by anna quindlen random house 182 pp $26 for most of her nearly 60 years things have gone really well for writer anna quindlen "when i came to the new york, today having also successfully raised three children quindlen says she is okay with who she is because she looks at photos of herself and sees not the aging of her face but the story of her life