Loafing Around

I baked pumpkin bread a few times this fall: to pair with wine night (which evolved into tequila night), to carry along on a hiking trip (i.e., walking along a gravel-paved path), and to bundle up as a thank-you gift for a friend. In the last case, the friend’s name is Elvy. We met in Buenos Aires, where…… Continue reading Loafing Around

Totally Squashing It

In the past few weeks, I’ve wrapped up my final assignments (and even a few Christmas gifts), and proceded to run around the city to say a quick chau to friends in Boston. Goodbyes always feel temporary—see you later, nos vemos— although I don’t know exactly when I’ll be back in town—or living anywhere else in proximity to a…… Continue reading Totally Squashing It

Simple Stack Pancakes

Weekday mornings find me standing over the sink and shoveling oatmeal into my face, and then brushing my teeth while packing my bag. Hairbrush? Haven’t seen that lil’ guy in a while. And as always, it’s only time to do laundry at midnight when I realize I’m wearing my last pair of socks. Sometimes I’ll boil…… Continue reading Simple Stack Pancakes