Pithy Advice

Just read that Larry Smith has come out with a new book: The Best Advice in Six Words. My favorite quote from his original Six-Word Memoirs came from Nora Ephron: “Secret of Life: marry an Italian.”

I love the concept of capturing a wealth of images and ideas in a few pithy words. Loving it and being able to do it are two different things. I could use an editor. I’m often too wordy for my own good.

But today, I’m going to try. My advice:

Take your child out to lunch.


About Mary Jane

I am a retired English teacher. My husband, Frank, and I have lived on Cape Cod since 2000. I am a lifelong bread baker and writer and have been posting a blog on Falmouth Patch for the last few years. Savory Seasons has been largely devoted to recipes and food in general. I am hoping to expand my focus in this new blog.
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