Well-begun

Things are … busy? overwhelming? exhausting? Yes. Mid-semester is best served with a Boulevardier. I was in denial through a warm and humid September and early October. As I waited in vain for my beloved crisp days and the crunch of leaves under my feet, all I can think about are soups and stews and … More Well-begun

Well-hydrated

It’s been an interesting month. Between the neverending panic that I feel when I look at the news and the similarly-paralyzing fear that sets in when I try to write my dissertation, I’ve spent the last few weeks trying to figure out what I need, and how to get it. I’ve instituted evening moratoria from the … More Well-hydrated

New Adventures

There are things a-brewin’ in the Procrastikitchen. For one thing, I have a mostly-written recipe for potato and cheese vareniki, little Russian vegetarian dumplings that are so easy to make that you will want to make a whole tray of them, like I did, so that you can pluck a handful out of the freezer … More New Adventures

A long time coming

Back last spring, my sister and her stepdaughter Malia needed to go to Palm Springs … for a cheerleading competition. Setting aside the fact that I saw more glittery eyeshadow that weekend than in the rest of my life combined, it was a fantastic weekend. Palm Springs is an odd little place. There are lots … More A long time coming

Resolved

Well, hello, blog. It’s been a while. It’s been far longer than I intended, but when Major Life Stuff intervened, I thought it would be better to just take a break entirely and wait until I was able to hit the reset button on my life before I started back up. Frankly, you didn’t miss … More Resolved