The other day my husband mentioned how behind he felt on all the good TV shows out there, to which I replied how I felt so behind on all the good books out there. Ever since this new year began, I have been so motivated to pursue a year of reading. Although I find much pleasure in my favorite shows like Blacklist and Suits, reading is aCONTINUE READING
Archives for February 2016
Cloudy days are my favorite days, especially the few moments before the sky makes its decision to pour. The overcast of grey provides a neutrality that highlights the textures and colors of the landscape below. Brick walls become much starker, the rattle of leaves echo a little louder, flower petals appear softer, and everything feels aCONTINUE READING
Pancetta is a favorite ingredient of mine. I love substituting it for bacon and I use it frequently in salads and pastas. I also like cooking herbs and chicken in the grease the pancetta leaves on the pan in order to give it a bit more flavor.
I used to love Valentine’s Day when I was in elementary school, because apart from Halloween, it was the only day I went home from school full of candy. And since my parents were the type to void the house of sweets, this was an especially good school day to look forward to. Between elementary school and then finding someone you love,CONTINUE READING
Last month I wasn’t completely sure I would finish my book list. And although I failed to finish one book, The Poetics of Space, I did complete the three other books, which is quite a success for someone who only read about four or five books last year. My favorite book from my January book list was a tie between My Freshman Year:CONTINUE READING