Why are Metaphors Both Awesome and Terrible?

One dreadful  inspiring morning at a writing seminar long ago, I emerged from a face-to-face editor session feeling as though I were stepping out the door and onto a parade float. For a few minutes, I could have sworn I was wearing a pageant gown, a tiara, and a...

The Story Behind: Made Just Right…MAID-RITES!

  1939. The year my mom first tasted a MAID-RITE hamburger. She and a couple of her girlfriends were coming home from their swimming lesson at the YMCA in Muscatine, Iowa. Enticing aromas tempted the girls’ nostrils as they passed a walk-up window restaurant. One...

The Recipe: Made Just Right . . . MAID-RITES!

High-quality 80/20 hamburger meat Hamburger Buns Salt and pepper to taste Shredded cheddar cheese, optional Potato Chips, optional Maid-Rite Special Sauce 1 large onion, chopped Shredded cabbage Dill pickles, chopped Mustard and mayonnaise Heat oven for lightly...