Often when I’m typing these posts, I’m singing to myself. These days, it’s generally a mix of Ra Ra Riot, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Cold War Kids and Cloud Cult. Sometimes, when it’s rainy and drab outside, it’s all Bon Iver, and when it’s sunny and warm, it’s Los Campesinos. In any case, [...]
Taking a week off from work is the best medicine. So is laughter. And visiting friends in the city. And drinking strawberry milk on an unusually warm spring afternoon. And so is comfort food, like these muffins.
When I was little, I hadn’t a care in the world. I’d frolic around in sprinklers and on swing sets, and the biggest event of my day was making sure I pedaled my Tonka three-wheeler fast enough to make it home in time for dinner. My favorite place to be was at my neighbors’ house. [...]
I’ve had to make a lot of grownup decisions lately. Like, deciding that I can’t eat cookies and cake and chocolate peanut butter swirl bread three times a day, every day. Well, I could, but I probably wouldn’t like it after a while. Or deciding to watch my husband’s intramural basketball game in a gym [...]