Strawberries in Wintertime: Essays on Life, Love, and by Woody Woodburn PDF

By Woody Woodburn

Strawberries in wintertime are whatever the writer can't keep in mind from his boyhood in Ohio. This replaced whilst his relations took a Christmas holiday to Southern California in 1971. He had by no means earlier than visible the sea in individual; explored tidal swimming pools at low tide; or chased a “grunion run” lower than an entire moon’s excessive tide. And here's whatever else magical: clean strawberries in wintertime! using from the farmer’s marketplace stand again to a seashore apartment the place his family members used to be staying, Woody ate crabapple-sized strawberries by way of the handful, by way of the massive mouthful, candy pink nectar dripping down is chin. the next summer time the relations moved from Columbus to Ventura and strawberries grew to become a year-round fare. nonetheless, in Woody’s brain they've got continuously remained a different deal with in wintertime. therefore the name of this choice of essays – each will carry your spirits, make you smile, and depart you short of another.
those “Essays on lifestyles, Love, and Laughter” – even the few approximately Loss – will hot your middle with themes together with: hellos and goodbyes; celebrating “lasts” in addition to “firsts”; outdated, new and rekindled friendships; adolescence and fatherhood (and motherhood, too); marriage ceremony anniversaries and graduations; the magic of a jar packed with marbles and the great thing about a messy storage; Batman from his boyhood and heroes from maturity; and masses extra that may make you smile, imagine, chuckle and, probably, shed a couple of tears as well.
This assortment has been kindly in comparison to the bestseller “All i actually want to know I discovered in Kindergarten.” additional compliment contains: “Woody Woodburn doesn’t simply convey pose and poetry, yet supplementations to your hear.”– Jon Gold, of the Arizona day-by-day big name. And: “A nice learn! Woody Woodburn’s new choice of essays has an area think and international attraction. From his first view of the sea and grunion runs to a farmers marketplace the place he discovered these marvelous strawberries in wintertime, Woody’s writing is delicious!” – Tom Spence, The KVTA Morning Show

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