Author: Peg Brown

The First of May…

May Day—not to be confused with the internationally used distress signal, “mayday.” Who knew? Remember that I did not grow up in New England, and therefore had a childhood devoid of May breakfasts and May Day baskets of treats shared with family, friends, and neighbors. I was not raised in

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Brown Bag for April 2024

The End of the Day… Overheard at the end of a long conference meeting… “Janice, has the cat got your tongue?” “No, I must have gotten up on the wrong side of the bed. Why, did somebody spill the beans?” “Yes, and I noticed that you were giving John the

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Brown Bag March 2024

The Breakfast of Champions Down for the count? Are Tony the Tiger; Snap, Crackle, and Pop; and Cornelius the Rooster destined to be the has-beens of the breakfast table? Is America out of love with cereal? Say it isn’t so. Cereal as we know it has long been considered an

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