Well, hullo!

Flea market luck brought me this Critic Quality Feed sign decades ago; it’s been on the wall ever since.  This Christmas, Eden and Michael, one-third of my unruly, adventurous brood, made it the logo and title of their inspired present: this blog.

Now it’s up to me.

Sheila Benson

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2 thoughts on “Well, hullo!

  1. Yes, it IS up to you… but I have complete faith in your ability to keep us fed with tasty morsels, and nutritious cultural feasting! Happy New Year, and can’t wait for more.
    cheers,
    gretchen

  2. Dear Ms. Benson,
    Many moons ago (1987?), I contacted you at the LA Times to thank you for turning me on to the work of Zhang Yimou–specifically “Red Sorghum.” We corresponded briefly and I declared my appreciation for your work (and your warmth) by baking some chocolate chip cookies and sending them to you at the office. I was Lisa Ness then. Your children were young adults; my daughter wasn’t yet a twinkle. Twenty-plus years later, I still think about the films I’ve seen on the basis of your reviews and wanted to say hello. My husband and I fled Orange County for Aptos, a lovely town near Santa Cruz, with our three crazy little white dogs.
    I look forward to following your blog.
    Your fan,
    Lisa Clark

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