Monthly Archives: March 2011

Ihawan: Food from the Philippines

I had absolutely no idea what kind of food people ate the Philippines. But I went out to dinner with some friends for Chinese New Year, and we got to talking about how it would be fun to form an … Continue reading

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My Aunt Rocks

Yes, she does, little guy. Meet William. He’s my first nephew! So cute. I bought him this sleeper. I do realize this is a shameless bit of self promotion on my part, but here’s the deal: as soon as they … Continue reading

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Dollar Menu

I eat a lot of pizza. There’s a 99 Cent Pizza place right by the main campus where I teach. You can get two slices of cheese pizza and a soda for $2.75. Can’t beat that, eh? And when I’m … Continue reading

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Not everyone loves yoga. It’s like mushrooms. So many people can’t stand mushrooms, and are forever picking them off and out their food. I, on the other hand, adore mushrooms. Sometimes that’s all I’ll have to eat for dinner. I … Continue reading

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Nearly Famous…

I had spring break this week. Hooray for me. Did I jet off to some exotic, sunny island? Nopers. Did I buckle down and work on articles/conference proposals? Nada. Did I finally make time to catch up with long lost … Continue reading

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It’s That Time of Year Again…

I am not an elite runner. I’m not even especially good at running. Okay, I hate running. After the first five minutes or so, I gasp for breath while while every muscle in my body screams at me to stop. … Continue reading

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I do love Stoppard. He’s quite witty, like Wilde, but he makes you work for it. Arcadia is enjoying a short run on Broadway, and I went saw it with a couple of friends last week. The cast was superb. … Continue reading

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Warm Chocolaty Memories

The first stamp on my passport came from Italy. I had just graduated from college, and was ready to experience the world. At the time I had two Italian roommates, Rosella and Antonella, who seemed so glamorous with their fur … Continue reading

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How to Save Money Without Really Trying

I really do need a new computer. My baby has been limping along for over six years now, but I just don’t know how long she can last. Do I absolutely have to have a Mac? Well, here’s the thing: … Continue reading

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Ah, what can’t you find at Trader Joe’s? These were $3 for a frozen bag of 20 Danish pancakes. They reheat beautifully, crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. They are sweet-ish, with a hint of lemon flavor. … Continue reading

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