First, I should clear up a few loose ends, because things have been a bit disjointed around here lately. A few of you are wondering, because a few of you have asked me directly, how my writing is going, if I'm still working on any of the books I've mentioned starting. So, here's something I … Continue reading Woman versus food.
So, I've made a commitment for a show of my work, my art work, in January. For the first time in 21 years. (See, my dear journalist friend, I do know how not to bury the headline; I just prefer doing it the other way. Except for today. Except that it isn't really, actually, today's … Continue reading Blue.
I must warn you, at the beginning, that this is not a post about weight, eating disorders, or the harm of reality TV. This post is about parenting and worrying about the wrong things. And then, later, it's about celery soup. These are all things I felt required a bit of advance notice, but then … Continue reading Proper gander.
I love potato chips. My top two all-time favorites are Lay's original and Kettle brand Sea Salt & Black Pepper. I love potato chips because years of research and millions of dollars have been invested to ensure that I, and people generally, will love them. A fascinating article in last Sunday's New York Times Magazine detailed … Continue reading Weekly menu 3.4.13
Several years ago a friend gave me a copy of Michael Pollan's book In Defense of Food. She wrote a note to go with the gift: "Do not read until you are ready to make big changes, and now might not be the right time." I knew generally what the book was about, and I … Continue reading Eating food.