A while back, some podcast did an episode where they talked about this moment in time — maybe the 1990s? — when everyone was legitimately afraid of quicksand, which turns out is… maybe not really a thing? I can’t remember. At the very least, it wasn’t something you were going to fall victim to in your suburban schoolyard. The point I’m getting to is — … Continue reading Life in the Quicksand
You guys, 2017 was a weird, tough year. It was hard not to feel like the world was going in a dark direction. And maybe it still is! It also sometimes feels like the years go by and nothing new happens, or gets accomplished. But with the help of my Instagram feed and also just my brain, here are 17 good/cool/interesting things that happened in … Continue reading Goodbye 2017!
This is just to say… Man, I love that William Carlos Williams poem. Anyway, here I am on Day 3, still doing okay. According to the Whole30 timeline, Day 2/3 are known as “The Hangover,” but I feel just about the same as usual. (Day 4/5 is called “Kill ALL The Things,” which is a little frightening… I hope to kill NO things.) Yesterday I … Continue reading A Whole Lotta 30 (Day 3)
One last thing I wanted to say in 2016 is that this was a momentous year in one respect — I figured out my new power color! For many years it was probably purple, maybe blue… there was some waffling. But this year I realized that in this phase of my life, it’s definitely teal… or aqua? Or whatever you call it. I didn’t realize … Continue reading A Pop of Color (For the End of the Year*)
4th of July is one of those holidays where, for whatever reason, I never really have plans until the last minute. This year I decided that the number one most important thing I needed to accomplish this 4th of July was making & eating a “red, white & blueberry” whipped-topping flag cake. Party or no party. Luckily my sister Dana had a trifle recipe on … Continue reading Happy 4th! (Plus Pasta Musings & Edible Flag)