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Taking the Heat in the Kitchen

Len Vertefeuille was born and raised into a loving family on the East coast. He now lives in North Carolina and he and his wife Lisa have two children who mean the world to Len. He has been working in the Warren Wilson College kitchen since 1989. Len enjoys cooking for and working alongside ...


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My Entire Life Created on: 08/29/2007


My Entire Life


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Autumn Cotillion
We have a strong Cajun influence here in New Orleans. Creole music, food, and an influence on life ...
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Dances From
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2007
08/29/2007
My Sweet 16
When you lived in New Orleans, you had to have a Sweet 16 birthday party. Now I have to admit one thing ...
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1950
12/31/2007
A Southern Christmas
I am a Southern girl, and Christmas is very big in our family, our town, and our heritage. We ...
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1950
12/31/2007
Affair of the Heart
My dear sister Adele's husband Ronald passed away at the age of 60. She never told him that she ...
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1950
12/31/2007
Best Advice I Ever Received
My mother, whom everyone called Miss Betsy even though she was married, was a refined woman. She was ...
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Views: 13763
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1942
08/29/2007
Dressing for Dinner
In the South, dinner is a past time, a ritual to be savored, an event of note. Dinner at our house ...
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1950
12/31/2007
Pies in the Window Sills
My mother really enjoyed baking. She took great pride in producing fresh pastries and breads and desserts. ...
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1950
12/31/2007
Being a Great-Grandparent (what??)
Grandparenting is way of being. Samuel was born in 1981 and I was 47, I thought, give me a break! ...
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My Family From
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1942
08/29/2007
Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep
Now I lay me down to sleep I pray the Lord my soul to keep If I should die before I wake I pray the ...
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My Family From
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1950
12/31/2007
Sticking A Fork In It
This story I wasn't sure I wanted to ever tell. But I figured I"m older now, water under the bridge. When ...
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My Family From
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1950
12/31/2007
The Blue Christmas Tree
The tree was a thin one that year, matching the tall thinness of the Norwegian roots of my father's ...
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Views: 10524
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1942
08/29/2007
First Anniversary
My husband and I forgot to celebrate our first anniversary, although we had a good reason. My husband's ...
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My Family From
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1942
08/29/2007
Legacy
My sister gave this to me several years ago. I have read this over and over and I keep a copy of it ...
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My Family From
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1942
08/29/2007