Friday, November 30, 2012

November Recap

Shoofly pie - yum yum.

Here are my stats for November:

Books read: 11

Books bought: 7

Still reading: Shoofly Pie by Tim Downs

Books deserted:  Elizabeth the Queen by Sally Bidell Smith which for me contains way too much information about Her Majesty most of which I am not interested in...

Number of book fairs attended: 1

Number of authors met at book fair: at least 20 including Bobby Ann Mason and Wendell Berry

Number of authors who left comments on this blog: 2 - Karina Lickorish Quinn (Shrinking Violet) and William Kuhn (Mrs. Queen Takes the Train)

Number of memes: 1 (My Day in Books)

FYI: Shoofly pie is a molasses pie that is similar to what we here in the South call chess pie. Shoofly is traditionally a Pennsylvania Dutch dessert and unlike the chess pie has a crumb topping. As the story goes, the molasses attracts flies which must be 'shooed' away. 

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