What’s the Point of Food Blogs?

I love the proliferation of food blogs. There are recipes and posts that cater to every taste, whim, creative impulse, ethical choice, and allergy. There are blogs that give history and context, others that focus on perpetuating an aesthetic, and still others that just care about the nitty-gritty of cooking. It leaves me wondering – […]


Hello, Old Friends: Re-reading Books

There is something so comfortable in re-reading a book. It’s like walking down a familiar road ““ you know the lay of the land, and you can take your time, unhurried by the thrill of new discovery. Still, as you meander further, small details pop out that you hadn’t noticed before.


The Things We Tote

There was a meme going around the Internet a bit ago where people listed everything they had in their handbags. There were some objects that everyone had ““ driver’s license, a pen ““ but the interesting part came in the little idiosyncratic things people carried with them. It left me thinking, “What do our handbags […]

Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: 2/8

Good afternoon, my lovelies. Today’s post is inspired by a recent bus trip on which I cranked up my music to drown out the horrible sound of bus windshield wipers. I switched to an old album, one that I once loved so much that I completely wore it out and rendered myself unable to listen to […]