It's no surprise that a Cinnamon Girl like me would have spice-loving friends. My last post about my penchant for sniffing and tasting cinnamon got some wonderful comments full of sizzle and passion for the spicy life. Just reading them made my mouth water.
Marina St. Clare suggested we organize a Spicy Sunday Blog Tour this summer, a laid-back affair, rather like a Sunday barbecue, where each week a host chooses a favorite spice or herb to celebrate in any way she or he chooses. It's a great idea and I'm definitely signing up. Again in honor of summer, that lovely season of no school and no rules, I'd favor a cooperative approach. Beyond setting up a schedule (a Memorial Day start?), we all do as we feel and have fun. What d'ya think?
So far some of our spiciest writer friends have let slip their special relationship with certain flavors. Craig Sorensen has a thing for peppercorns. Emerald loves poppy seeds. I'm keen on nutmeg. Kirsten Monroe might need to give us more insight into her cinnamon buns? And Jeremy Edwards, always thinking outside the box, suggested we include herbs, which, given that this is a summertime party makes perfect sense. In the past, I've resolved conflicts where two people want the same theme by staging a butterscotch pudding wrestling match, winner take all. But in the international spirit of spice, what the hell, if more than one person wants to celebrate the same spice or herb, why not?
So, thanks again, Marina (who's just confessed an affair with basil) for giving us the spark to light the fire! Anyone reading this, please let us know if you'd like to participate, 'cause it's summertime and the livin' is easy....