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Nov
17

I met the most amazing craftspeople when I was in Portland last week. Read my USA Today piece, 10 Portland makers who will make you say, “Please take my money!” and get all your holiday shopping done early!

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wordless wednesday: my good fortune

fortune cookie

I don’t think I’ve ever done a Wordless Wednesday post before but Day 5 of NaBloPoMo seems like the perfect time to start, especially since this is what I found in my fortune cookie the other day.

Yes!

Bring ’em on!

life reimagined

4 of us in Russia

When I was a little girl, I imagined I would grow up, work in a corporate job, get married and have children. I imagined cooking for my family in our house, probably on Long Island, and going on vacations to the same tourist spots my parents took my sister and me.

What actually happened was that, although I am happily married and have two amazing kids, I hated working in corporate jobs and was totally uninterested in cooking. We never bought a house on Long Island or visited Williamsburg, Virginia or Hershey, Pennsylvania. [Read more…]