In which I realize that Oscar Mayer was a real person

I am embarrassed to admit that until recently it never occurred to me that Oscar Mayer was a real person. After all, Betty Crocker, who played a much larger role in the kitchen of my childhood, was a fictional character.  In fact, I didn’t even think about him as a fictional person. Oscar Mayer was…

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And Now We Are 10!

  It’s hard to believe we’ve been hanging out here on the Margins for ten years now. This blog started out as an experiment. It quickly turned into a conversation. (As far as I know, that first post had only three readers: my dad, My Own True Love, and my BFF from graduate school. Now…

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