This first part is a repeat, of sorts, because Easter seems a good time to check in on a few things, irrespective of faith tradition/practice (or lack thereof). The checking-in is the important part; the repeat is just for context. Janus (as I wrote, back in January) is the Roman god of beginnings, transitions, doorways, … Continue reading Something about fresh starts and well-being.
Be kind to the people you love, and even to the ones you don't. Life is short, and no one dies wishing to have been more grumpy and hateful. Happy Easter weekend. Food | Week of March 28, 2016 Prosciutto, Fig & Arugula Pizza | Green Leaf Lettuce Salad Carnitas (use the slow cooker) with … Continue reading The here and now.
My head is cloudy with spring, tangled in a thick sneeze-inducing blanket, suspended in mid-season limbo. Hot one day and chilly the next. Pollen, rain, clear, pollen. The last weeks of March and first of April are like children alternately running with abandon and coming in close for a snuggle, not sure if they're little … Continue reading Spring of consciousness
What we planned to eat this past week was very carefully detailed in last week's (very short) post. What we actually ate was this: Easter brunch leftovers, Easter brunch leftovers, more Easter brunch leftovers, even more E. b. l., and pizza. I've had a gracious plenty of deviled eggs (they really were good), ham, and … Continue reading Weekly menu, 4.8.13
We live in a suburb, built just inside the easternmost edge of the city limits, away from the hustle of downtown commotion. The planners were thoughtful in their design, carefully laying out our blocks on a grid so the neighborhoods would be easy to navigate by foot or bicycle, the shops and restaurants easy to … Continue reading Memphis, March 2013.