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Picking up 2010 with renewed energy, lots of projects and hopes, including a commitment to make this blog much better. I am still learning to use this tool, so I expect lots more to come. Today, I start the new year with some sports and recipes. The College Football Championship fever has Austin upside down, […]Read More ›
Ready, Set… Holidays!
I love the holidays. To me, this season doesn’t mean rushing to the mall to buy useless stuff, or stressing about traveling, or family, or whatever it is that people hate the holidays for. Perhaps I should count myself amongst the lucky ones. I have health and a family I love, a roof over my […]Read More ›
Cooking for fall!
Temperatures are supposed to drop to the 50s tonight. Perhaps fall is really here (forget yesterday’s high of 92…) I have already started cooking with fall ingredients. I have been reading Lidia Bastianich‘s new cookbook, she’ll be here for the Texas Book Festival and I am covering that for the Austin Chronicle. So I cooked […]Read More ›
The rain couldn’t have come at a better time. I had just planted seeds for the fall garden on Friday, and then got rain the whole week! The newly planted seedbed has remained moist and shiny, a good sign for tiny seeds seeking to burst forth from dormancy. I went outside yesterday to inspect the garden since the rain […]Read More ›