Monthly Archives: May 2010

cooking day!

I woke up Friday with the Simon and Garfunkel song “The Only Living Boy in New York” stuck in my head (I even tweeted about it). Particularly the line “hey, I’ve got nothing to do today but smile,” which is … Continue reading

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flat tires, long days

On the way to the grocery store yesterday, I heard the faintest bumpbumpbump from my car. I turned down the radio and heard some more bumpbumpbumps and then a loud pop. I pulled over and watched my tire slowly deflate. … Continue reading

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chipotle sour cream veggie enchiladas

Disclaimer: There are no gorgeous photographs of this meal because it wasn’t supposed to be a blog post. The recipe, however, ended up being so delicious that I couldn’t help but post it. Bear with me. One of my favorite … Continue reading

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Late august, given heavy rain and sun for a full week, the blackberries would ripen. So says Seamus Heaney in his incredible poem “Blackberry-Picking.” Stop whatever you are doing and read this poem aloud to yourself.* Glossy purple clots. Summer’s … Continue reading

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northern lights, boca burgers, and other unsolvable mysteries

After I begged him for an entire semester, Preston finally accompanied me to TerraBurger, a local, organic, natural burger joint a few blocks away. This place is planet-friendly, healthy, and most importantly, mega delicious. I ordered a veggie burger; he … Continue reading

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widdle bitty apple pies

    The other night, Preston, Jeff, and I were all sitting around in the living room, Facebook-stalking various people and watching Maury or something. Struck by 2 a.m. boredom but not yet ready to go to bed, I wandered … Continue reading

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tomato-feta-spinach pasta

  As I write, I am sitting outside on the concrete balcony because I cannot stand to be surrounded by boxes anymore. Big, brown, ugly cardboard boxes are lining the apartment; they’re under the stairs, they’re in my bedroom, they’re … Continue reading

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