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Sunny Here

Etta Wilson

Blogger:   Etta Wilson

Location:  Books & Such Nashville Office

Weather:   As above

Wow! Here I am posting for the last time as an agent on the Books & Such blog site, and I realize for the first time that I …

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Books as Gifts

Etta Wilson

Blogger:    Etta Wilson

Location:  Books & Such Nashville Office

Weather:  Cold and clear

Here we are at Black Friday, named for the one day retailers can almost certainly turn a profit. It took me a a day or two to …

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Eating–What’s the Use?

Etta Wilson

Blogger:  Etta Wilson

Location: Books & Such Nashville Office

Weather: Warm and cloudy

We eat for so many reasons, and some of us don’t or can’t eat for a lot of reasons. Everything from psychological, allergies and other health issues, …

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Cookbooks for You and Me

Etta Wilson

Blogger:   Etta Wilson

Location: Books & Such Nashville Office

Weather: Cold and rainy

Our feeling about cookbooks may be an indicator of our feeling about the people and events associated with food as much as the food itself. I used …

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Food for Thought

Etta Wilson

Blogger:  Etta Wilson

Location: Books & Such Nashville Office

Weather: Rainy and cool

Well, here we are in the season of Thanksgiving! For some of us making our list of what we’re thankful for this year may take a little …

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Far from Home

Etta Wilson

Blogger:    Etta Wilson

Location:  Books & Such client retreat, Monterey, CA

Weather:  Sunny

So many good travel books are available now–almost as many as cookbooks, but that’s another topic for a later blog. Being here in Monterey opens up all …

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Inspiration from the Sea

Etta Wilson

Blogger:  Etta Wilson

Location: Books & Such client retreat, Monterey, Calif.

Weather: Grand

All summer I’ve been longing to go to the beach. Instead, I traveled to Minneapolis and St. Louis–about as mid-continent as you can get. Even if time …

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Old or New?

Etta Wilson

Blogger: Etta Wilson

Location: On the way to Monterey

Weather:  Mid-70s

Flying across this great land from Tennessee to California, I constantly was looking down to see which parts of the US were decked out in autumn’s splendor and which …

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Color or b/w?

Etta Wilson

Blogger:      Etta Wilson

Location:    Books & Such Nashville Office

Weather:    70 and cloudy

We are definitely in the time of nature’s full color. Driving down the Natchez Trace last week, I was thrilled at every turn with a new array–the …

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Historicals Over There

Etta Wilson

Blogger:   Etta Wilson

Location: Books & Such Nashville Office

Weather:  Mid-70s

British fiction is no doubt the parent of American fiction, and from the passion for the Victorian novel in Britain came the blossoming of novels here in the late …

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