• books
  • Books – August Roundup

    This is bad.  This is very bad.  I am SIX books behind my goal for the year.  Unless things change dramatically, and I start cheating by reading childrens books, this could get ugly by the end of the year. FINISHED: Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple A while back I read Semple’s other book, […]

  • recipes
  • Recipe – Peanut Sauce

    Posting this recipe feels a little like cheating.  Partly because I didn’t follow the recipe exactly (only adding those things which I had in my pantry), and partly because it was so easy.  And then even being so easy, I also failed to follow the directions exactly.  And it still came out pretty well.  So […]

  • personal
  • Travel – Quito and the Galapagos

    Earlier this summer, the Boy and I went on what was a trip of a lifetime for our honeymoon.  We’re both really interested in science, and in more active travel if we can help it, so when we began to discuss destinations that could work, somehow the idea of visiting the Galapagos came up.  This […]