I finished up Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia ChildĀ last week, somewhere between Texas and Tokyo. I found myself tearing up at the end, even though I should have expected the book to end with her death (how else do you end the biography of someone who is deceased?). It's a hefty tome (I opted to buy a copy for my nook) but extremely well-written and overall a delicious read. By all accounts, Julia Child's life was, well, remarkable. I was in awe of the career she created for herself. As I...

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