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Monthly Archives: February 2013

we leaned in


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we leaned in

During college, when I was living and studying in Spain, my friends and I took our first trip to Valencia in February — Valencia ciudad, we would say, as the region holds the same name. We had only been in Spain for a month. We lived just two hours away by bus, but we were young and the […]

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what love is made of


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what love is made of

There are a lot of fabulous ideas out there regarding what to make and eat on Valentine’s Day — an abundance of chocolate, plenty of things shaped like hearts, all shades of pink and rose and red. This muesli is the thing I’d like to toss into the mix. Mushy breakfast cereal may seem ill-suited for […]

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as though nothing is wrong in the world


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as though nothing is wrong in the world

The nearby lake is full of ducks, the species coming and going as the seasons tumble on, the behavior of the birds changing along with the always-shifting tide of our lagoon. Lately, the ducks that congregate by the water’s edge have been foraging, plunging their heads into the water, their upturned tails frantically waving about […]

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