Mental note: Tell everyone to laugh like they’re holding a salad and pass the potatoes so my Thanksgiving photo will look like that Normal Rockwell painting. As it stands, family and friends gathered potluck-style at mom’s and we were hyper-focused on digging in. By the time desserts were sampled, we were all smiles. My nephew […]

Egg cooker

I have this trainer that motivates me to be less sedentary. Been seeing Larry for about 3 years now, and I’m much sturdier than I used to be—and lots happier. But one of the things I (constantly) need to work on is improving my diet: Less crap, more good stuff, and lots of protein if […]

Rainbow veggies

This is my go to recipe when I want something easy and healthy: Chicken and Rainbow Veggies.

Mom day

Lunch and then shopping with mom, getting goods for Thanksgiving. These are my favorite days. We eat lunch slow and chat over soup and sandwiches, then wander liesurely through the aisles of Costco and talk each other out of things we want but don’t need, settling on ingredients for our family potluck meal. On the […]

Edie, shade; Grace, un-candid; cassettes

Edie, providing shade A dining Grace, un-candid Selection of Cassettes


One of the benefits of posting about concerts is so I can search my history to remember when or where or IF I saw a band. I saw Joywave at this same joint two years ago with KOPPS when the place was half the size and the crowd was even smaller. Joywave seems to attract […]


I’ve only just started to watch Rick and Morty. It’s funny and weird. Not sure I’m about to stand in line for szechuan sauce, but I did pop in the local bar that hosted the Rickmobile. (Normally the bar is hidden behind a VHS rental storefront with a secret door, but for this season they’re […]

Entry fee

When folks stop by my apartment these days, I make a Polaroid.

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