Friday, November 30, 2012

cold weather and pies

crimson. harvard yale game

ricotta chocolate chip with almond-butter crust

pumpkin with whole wheat butter crust


brown and orange laces

bff mimosas

cold weather t

Friday, November 16, 2012


practicing, peace, gratitude. not doing it alone:

matcha green tea (made with tea ball from my brother/sister in law)/ heated blanket (from a friend)

studying digestion + heart

=such a perfect combo


last night I presented a press release and framing memo about obesity (private v public responsibility)

social support/collective responsibility (not doing it alone) could be an answer, perhaps an answer that could be applied to many (public health) issues?

Thursday, November 15, 2012

"Don't be scared of your hunger,"

Olive Kitteridge always told her seventh-grade math students. "If you are scared of your hunger, you'll just be one more ninny like everyone else."

-Olive Kitteridge

"People do things

when they make plans to do them; what's your plan?"

-Obama campaign

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

for here

my attempt at articulating slow food: I usually stumble on a story about Carlo Petrini being upset about a McDonalds opening in Italy; "its, uh, the opposite of fast food, you know enjoying meals, celebrating whole foods with your favorite people." I'm still working on the spin. 

ok here's my take on one aspect of slow: the lack of to-go in Turin and Madrid. you order your espresso, and drink it slowly with friends, dunking and slowly savoring an amazing croissant in the warm foam. The sizes are tiny; I don't think they even reach a tall size here. 

In Boston, I am excited that many cafes have real mugs. (I am not sure if they even have real mugs in Dallas anymore...) "I can get my coffee in a REAL MUG? Yes, please." 

savoring and small sizes. and celebrating. with good conversation. and not getting things to go. my rough-draft version of slow food.

to-go cup at Terra Madre; but filled with the best unsweetened super chocolatey coco

"It's easy

to fall back into our comfort zones, hoping that powers beyond our control will keep us safe, warm, and happy. But there are many more issues to be tackled, countless people that need help, and good to be done in the world."


Saturday, November 10, 2012

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Monday, November 5, 2012

Saturday, November 3, 2012


the stairs

strike up conversation

get a little lost