Web Miscellany: Compilation #41

Happy Friday! What are you up to this weekend? I've planning to attend a showing of The Dark Crystal (which I've never seen before) and make kimchi with ingredients from the farmer's market. Hope you have a good one! Here are a few interesting links from around the web: "You build on failure. You use it... Continue Reading →

Second-Degree Squash

I flipped the switch on the Vitamix with my right hand and immediately started screaming. I was making butternut squash soup and the recipe called for a quick blending the warmed liquid before serving. Something went terribly awry and the steaming chunks of winter squash went flying across the kitchen. Before I could even process... Continue Reading →

Web Miscellany: Compilation #40

Happy Friday! What are you up to this weekend? I'm going on a day trip to Sedona to ameliorate a not-so-stellar week, and then celebrating Mother's Day with my extended family. Hope you have a good one! Here are a few fun reading-themed links from around the web: "The two most engaging powers of an author... Continue Reading →

Rest & Relaxation: April in Retrospect

This past month, my health issues flared up a fair amount and, so, I've made true self-care my priority. I spent approximately 50% of April sleeping and, first the first time, I no longer have the energy to fight the fatigue. April was a month of accepting where I am and tackling only things within... Continue Reading →

Web Miscellany: Compilation #39

Happy Friday! What are you up to this weekend? I'll be devouring my newest book, The Atomic Weight of Love, attending a yin yoga class and baking some strawberry-rhubarb pie. Oh, and we're also compiling a list of things to do in Seattle, Portland and the surrounding areas. (Any recommendations?) Hope you have a good... Continue Reading →

What Are Your Reading These Days?

Yesterday, I started reading The Atomic Weight of Love and am absolutely riveted. Reading fiction has taken a back seat over the last eighteen months, collapsing under the weight of my crippling fatigue. Yet, those few chapters have quenched my thirst, and I didn't even realize I'd become dehydrated. Earlier in the day, I had... Continue Reading →

Web Miscellany: Compilation #38

What are you up to this weekend? I have absolutely nothing planned, and I'm looking forward to every minute of it. Here are a few fun links from around the web: "I don’t believe in guilty pleasures. If you fucking like something, like it.” – Dave Grohl All six tracks from Moby’s “Long Ambients 2”... Continue Reading →

Liebster Award Nomination #2

I was recently nominated for the Liebster Award by Osama Sajid Khan at The Thinker's Cauldron. I am honored to be nominated and am excited to participate! Rules Acknowledge the blog who nominated you. Answer the 10 questions your nominator asked. Nominate 10 other bloggers. Ask them 10 questions. Tell 10 random facts or things... Continue Reading →

A Quick PSA (And Free Book!)

Hi All! In my Friday roundup, I failed to mention that my dear friend is offering his book, An Epilogue to Innocence, for free on Amazon (Kindle format) until Sunday. Tim is a fantastic writer, particularly skilled at diving deep into darker themes and twisting plot trajectories in unexpected ways. This compilation of short stories... Continue Reading →

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