Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Movie Minestrone

Soup Cubes

“Having your book turned into a movie is like seeing your oxen become bouillon cubes.”

—John le Carré (David John Moore Cornwell), British spy novelist

Editorial Comment: How big a pot do you need for an ox?

PeezPix by Ted Pease 
Country Living

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