LET’S GET REAL WITH MY NON-FICTION PROJECTS
Books, blogs and even my journalism career
Howdunit: Book of Poisons
Your best reference for mystery writing
Wine Education with a Personality-Based Twist
At OddBallGrape.com, Michael Holland and I ask the winemakers to tell us about wine.
I am still a freelance journalist
Here’s a link to my clips and resume
My Personal Blogs
These are four monthly blogs about four things that I have always wanted to write about: What I’m thinking, how to cook when you hate to, sewing (just because I do), and living as green as possible. And, yes, we are pretty crazy here at the Old Homestead. But it makes life fun.
Stray Thoughts: How to Write a Review
I saw a meme on Facebook the other day, pointing out that when someone reads a book they like, the nice thing to do is to go to Amazon (or Goodreads or Nook) and write a review. And, let’s be real, most of us won’t. Mostly, it’s because there aren’t enough hours in a day […]
by Anne Louise Bannon | August 4, 2015 | Stray Thoughts
From the Dark Side of the Fridge: Salad Basics I
It’s summer. It’s hot. Salads are a great way to get dinner on the table without cooking and a minimum of fuss. Plus they’re generally pretty healthy. So let’s get some salad basics going, and yes, we are starting with the dressing first. “What?” you ask plaintively. “Why not just pour the dressing out of […]
by Anne Louise Bannon | August 11, 2015 | The Dark Side of the Fridge
The Sewing Report: Using the Scraps
The one downside to sewing, and specifically clothing construction, is that there’s a certain amount of waste that gets generated. After all, there’s only so much you can do with the whole rectangle of fabric and most pattern pieces are not rectangles. So you get little bits and pieces of scrap fabric and finding ways […]
by Anne Louise Bannon | August 18, 2015 | Sewing Report
Carless in L.A.: Get Out of Your Car and Say Hi
When I heard about the race-based shootings in Charleston, South Carolina, last week, I got angry. All I could think was that this has got to stop. We have to do something about racism. Every one of us. Now, you may ask, what does this have to do with trying to live a greener life? […]
by Anne Louise Bannon | June 23, 2015 | Carless in L.A.