Book reviews from quarter two are in. I only read six books, but they were fantastic.
Once again, the author reflects on her changing relationship with food, once more drowning in cookbooks to help with the process.
A tale of conquer, the Cerro Chato is one of the most difficult but rewarding hikes you make ever encounter.
Are the weeds in your yard really just weeds or are they something else? Are they the beginnings of wonderful wild crafted goods? I think violets are.
A brief review of the New Orleans Historical Pharmacy Museum, home of America's first official pharmacist.
Read Like a Freak This year I committed to read 60 books. Much more ambitious than my goals of years past, my recent addiction to audiobooks and a two hour commute are the only ways I'm likely to make this happen. That said, I do tend to be quite a book freak. My boyfriend told … Continue reading Book Reviews: Quarter One
Sunshine makes me want to breathe in florals. I decided to drink them instead with a grapefruit and gin cocktail.
Discipline: "Do or do not, there is no try." How tacky is it to pick your daily mantra from Star Wars? Yoda, however, is a man after my own heart. Life can be very simple. You did the thing or you didn't. I'm sure you had plenty of wonderful, well-intentioned, good reasons for not doing … Continue reading Discipline: How to Get from the Couch to the Wine 10K
Roses, Roses Everywhere As Valentine's Day approaching, roses are springing up everywhere. I'm reminded of the days I worked for Whole Foods where Valentine's meant pulling all the girls up to pose for super rose sales. They insisted the men would need "a feminine touch" to help choose. Really, we think I have a feminine touch? But … Continue reading Roses, Roses Everywhere (And I Just Might Drink Them)
"Get up." "But I'm tired. I don't want to get up. "But, it's time to go. 'Cause if we don't make it to the next Metro, then we don't make it to the Paella Place as soon as it opens. And we already know they're full because they weren't taking reservations yesterday, so we have … Continue reading On Sundays, We Eat Paella