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Notes from a pandemic

April 11

I have used the odds and ends in the cabinets, mostly. The frozen plums became stewed plums, and then plum-banana smoothies. The capers and the jumbo garlic-stuffed olives have gone into pastas with red pepper and lots of oil. I have eaten the pickles like I used to do, and combined the last of the black lentils and the last of the barley in a h…

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