Category Archives: Daily
Yesterday I told our local bookseller I wanted to start reading in French. Could he recommend something easy and short, perhaps chick lit or kids’ books? Any bilingual editions, I asked? The answer to that last question was mighty convoluted–j’ai … Continue reading
Here’s the report on the pork (I used pork loin) and watermelon dish: IT’S ONE OF THE BEST THINGS I’VE EVER MADE. Super easy and delicious. You are crazy if you don’t go make it right this minute. The photo … Continue reading
This finding is seriously cool, but the way the researchers figured out how it was done is really fascinating. Lately I’ve been watching the PBS series A Chef’s Life, which is great and making me homesick for North Carolina. Last … Continue reading
The amazing Austin Kleon pointed me to Quotenik, which is an amazing site for quotes from creative people. I LOVE this entry, from a poet I have long admired: Be a good steward of your gifts. Protect your time. Feed your … Continue reading
This is great. And this. I agree with Robert Louis Stevenson: “The world is so full of a number of things, I’m sure we should all be as happy as kings.”
On a clear day, or clear-ish, the vista is simply magnificent.
But this could be a whole ‘nother level of annoyance.
Via the marvelous Austin Kleon: You must have a room, or a certain hour or so a day, where you don’t know what was in the newspapers that morning, you don’t know who your friends are, you don’t know what … Continue reading
From the friends at Sketchbook Skool, this video about the importance of color. And of painting and of doing creative things. I need all the color I can get right now.