Monthly Archives: November 2010

>Good at everything, great at nothing

> I have a lot of interests. I think that I’m mediocre at most of them. In fact, it’s kind of a relief when I am markedly bad at something. This sounds cocky and pretentious, but if I’m good at … Continue reading

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>Black Friday Funk

>No, not the comeback tune from Vanilla Ice! It’s the day after the day after Thanksgiving, and thanks to some high winds and disrespect on my part for San Diego weather, I’ve wound up with a pretty painful ear infection! … Continue reading

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>Pumpkin Pie!

> What’s Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie? We spent Thanksgiving with some generous friends that kindly did all of the big cooking, but I was assigned to bring pumpkin pie and dinner rolls (recipe to come). I searched the web for … Continue reading

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>Happy Thanksgiving!

> Happy Thanksgiving readers! (Well, in the US it is the week of Thanksgiving!). So what are you baking up? We’ve been invited to a friend’s place for the meal, but we will be providing: Homemade yeast rolls and Homemade … Continue reading

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>A Weekend of Firth

>I did not do it on purpose, but I happened to rent two recent movies starring Colin Firth this weekend. I’ve been meaning to write about this for some time, but I kept allowing life to interfere with my blogging. … Continue reading

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>Harry Potter!

>So, as most of you know, I am a huge fan of Harry Potter. In fact, I’ve been anticipating this movie all year, nay, years. Since the final book was released in 2007. Remember that? And I dressed up as … Continue reading

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>Gumbo!

> Inspired a year ago by The Princess and the Frog, and having a strong desire to conquer another region of cooking, I decided to try making gumbo tonight! I’ve eaten it plenty of times, and I love the thick, … Continue reading

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>One year….

>Today marks one year that I have lived in California. I can hardly believe it. The year seemed slow at times…incredibly fast at others. I wrote more here than I’ve written since grad school, and it has been nice (although … Continue reading

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>Birthday-nesss!

>Best birthday ever! I was pretty down about the idea of turning 35….it’s a new box to check for my age group. But really, that’s all marketing drivel and a bunch of ‘supposed tos’ that I should ignore anyways! I’m … Continue reading

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