This is a story about placemaking around the table.
This is Chapter Ten of Placemaker in Christie’s own voice (can you hear a hint of Texas drawl?).
Our favorite thing about podcasting is sharing stories with you in our own voices. With Christie’s new book landing in reader’s hands in less than one week, this audio “sneak peek” is our gift to you.
So, put your feet up, pour the tea (or coffee!), settle in with a blanket or a small child (or both!) and listen to “Norway Maple: Placemaking Around the Table.”
Out of the Ordinary
The podcast for anyone who’s ever felt the nagging frustration of wondering if her life is too small, too boring or too ordinary to make a difference. Lisa-Jo Baker and Christie Purifoy, longtime friends and bestselling authors, explore the surprising ways that cultivating ordinary life leads to extraordinary stories.
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A writer and gardener, her favorite ordinary things include strawberry jam, homegrown flowers, and old books with someone else’s notes in them.
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A reader and writer, her favorite ordinary things include hot tea with milk and sugar, a good movie, her mom’s hand-me-down books and Sunday afternoon naps.
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