Posted in January 2009

Brownies

Okay, so here’s a departure from my usual missive. Brownies. I have a fail safe, delicious recipe that was passed down to me from my grandmother. I still have her handwritten version, which stays in my recipe file because I have it committed to memory. But I treasure it, because my maternal grandmother was amazing … Continue reading

The little things…

When you traverse the globe and land somewhere far from home, it feels different. At first you can’t quite put your finger on it, but it is a noticeable shift in how you experience the world. Outside looks different, like you’re looking at through Coke bottle glasses, or a smudgy window. It also sounds and … Continue reading

All quiet on the Vegas front

So, I spent the weekend in Vegas. The Virgin America jet from San Francisco to Vegas was stuffed to the rafters with techie types all buzzing about the excitement of CES, a big-deal Technological Conference. Those around me were chatting excitedly about the shows they would see, the tables they would play, and how they … Continue reading

All Quiet on the Vegas Front (archive)

I am digging through the archives of my blog and found this post from Jan ’09, which was somehow mis-categorized as a ‘page’. Moving it over to join it’s fellow posts.   So, I spent the weekend in Vegas. The Virgin America jet from San Francisco to Vegas was stuffed to the rafters with techie … Continue reading

Settling in Seattle

I am a little hesitant to use the word ‘settling’, because of its connotations about settling down and settling for less – neither of which describes my move here. I am however, settling in. After a fruitful trip to IKEA, I now have drawers, and having lived out of a suitcase for two months, drawers … Continue reading

Settling in Seattle

I am a little hesitant to use the word ‘settling’, because of its connotations about settling down and settling for less – neither of which describes my move here. I am however, settling in. After a fruitful trip to IKEA, I now have drawers, and having lived out of a suitcase for two months, drawers … Continue reading