Category Archives: my life

London

In the moments before I boarded my flight to London, I wrote the following in my travel journal: “I’m spending a week in London and Italy, then a month in Paris, and if I’m being completely honest, I’m terrified. Excited, … Continue reading

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are you still doing that blog thing? + beet and citrus salad

Wow! I suck at blogging! I kvetched all semester about how I couldn’t maintain TFK because I had no free time, but I haven’t sat in a classroom in over a month and you’re still looking at pictures of muffins. … Continue reading

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breathing deeply

Normally, I begin each semester with new pens; fresh, empty notebook pages; a brand-new nalgene bottle to replace the one I left at the gym/library/auditorium. I have goals: do assigned reading before class! don’t procrastinate! do all the yoga! Inevitably, … Continue reading

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eating plants; falafel recipe

I think a lot about food. I was raised in a family that also thinks a lot about food. My dad’s side of the family in particular is almost completely foodies and chefs. When we gather for Thanksgiving or Christmas, … Continue reading

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i’m home

Sorry for checking out for a while, but I needed a break. I’ve spent the past month recovering from an intense semester, which culminated in an impromptu trip to NYC that rocked my world. I’m back now, and though I’m … Continue reading

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hi there

Wow, I did NOT mean to let that post be on the front page of this blog for so long. I really hope everyone didn’t think I was in such a pissed-off mood since November 7. I can only imagine … Continue reading

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harvest pot pie; a change of pace

Yesterday Preston told me that I told too many exaggerated stories on my blog. And it’s true; although everything on the blog is based on true events, a bit of creative license is involved in nailing the punch line. My … Continue reading

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texas craft brewers festival and hickory street grill

This Saturday I selflessly* volunteered for the Texas Craft Brewers Festival. Once I  sold tickets for a couple hours, I was chosen** to volunteer at the food/beer pairings. I spent the rest of my afternoon running back and forth between … Continue reading

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reasons to love the the flagship whole foods store

[a very eclectic pumpkin patch, fractal-like cauliflowers, a delightful bulk section, my hot bar selection, and two types of kale to plant in the fall garden]

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the do’s and do-not’s of turning 21

Do not start drinking at 1 p.m. on a weekday. Do not sober up and then start drinking again. You will be tired and have a headache, and then you will become tipsy again. Do not double-fist free drinks. It is likely that … Continue reading

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