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this is just to say…

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

This Is Just to Say by William Carlos Williams I have eaten the plums that were in the iceboxand whichyou were probablysavingfor breakfastForgive methey were deliciousso sweetand so cold

my fourth of july, in photos

Friday, July 9th, 2010

IMG_8049.jpg good morning IMG_8048.JPG IMG_8052.jpg IMG_8058.jpg usually hate sweet breakfasts, but really wanted french toast IMG_8060.JPG IMG_8066.JPG

couldn’t resist half a cinnamon bun leftover from work to round out the meal IMG_8068.JPG predator IMG_8074.jpg subtle patriotism IMG_8083.jpg IMG_8090.jpg this used to be a boarding house owned by Mary Surratt, a conspirator in Lincoln’s assassination. they planned the assassination in this building. now, it’s restaurant: wok n roll IMG_8091.jpg IMG_8093.JPG en route to Arlington Cemetery IMG_8096.jpg

How’s This for Contrast?

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

February 6 vs. May 6 in DC (outside the 4th St entrance to the National Gallery)

Love Letter to Charleston

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

Dear Charleston, I know I only spent 5 hours with you, but I think I’m in love. It must have been fate. Spring was out in full-force and there was no way I couldn’t go head over heels for you. You’ve got all the history of the northeast, but with Southern charm and warm weather. [...]

Typical Breakfast…or Hello, I’m a Bird

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

So I was assembling my breakfast a couple days ago when I realized that it typically incorporates four different types of seeds. Now if you had asked me to name four types of seeds a year ago, I couldn’t have done it. So the fact that I’m now eating four varieties is quite a feat. [...]

call me crazy

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

But I’m convinced the food in France is better. And I’m not talking about cooking style or technique (that’s debatable). I’m talking about ingredients. The wholeness of the food. The freshness. To illustrate my point, let me give you a little anecdote. My boyfriend’s parents were grocery shopping in the little market in town. The [...]

things i’ll miss

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

the things i’ll miss about France: eggs so fresh they’ve still got dirt and feathers on them french yogurt. served in dainty little glasses. i love the sound of your spoon hitting the glass as you eat it. so perfect. this is caillé. it’s unlike any yogurt i’ve had before. it’s creamy and sort of [...]