Welcome to eat stories like grapes! I am Clara, and I’m glad you stopped by. This is a safe place, a quiet place, a simple place. I will tell you stories. I will share my favorite poems and articles with you. I will let you know my thoughts on simple living, minimalism, and living mindfully. I hope we will be fast huckleberry friends.
I’d love to hear from you. Tell me a story, ask me a question, or make a comment here.
Let’s get you started with some of my favorite stories + articles:
For a complete list of articles + stories, see my Archives.
“‘I’ll want to hear,’ Samuel said. ‘I eat stories like grapes.’”
John Steinbeck, East of Eden
My trifecta of literary favorites:
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, by James Joyce
East of Eden, by John Steinbeck
The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexander Dumas
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