I made the pumpkin black bean soup from my previous blog post. Verrrrrry good! Perfect thick, rib-coating soup for a February dinner. So filling! And the depth of flavour is terrific.
Thanks so much to everyone for returning to my page! It ... Read more
NOT DEAD YET!
I'm not dead yet but I sure am busy doing lots of things that aren't on Spark. Ah well. Since my world revolves around food, here are a few recipes I will be making soon. Which means I can't vouch for them, but I can tell you I salivate for them... Read more
One year from today we're getting married!
Yep, it's true.
Super psyched!... Read more
Paper submitted!!! Race not run...
Yep, I missed the trail half marathon on Sunday in order to work on the article. But, that's ok. Actually submitting the article is a big breakthrough for me. I've been fretting and biting my nails and running and fretting and writing little sna... Read more
Racing to the finish - of a paper or a trail race?
Hi hi hi! Too busy these days! Too busy agonizing over an article that is due Monday for a special issue of an academic journal. Good, right? Well agonizing is the only term that applies because it is totally destroying me emotionally to the poi... Read more
Why the couch is so appealing
This little guy really loves his people. His favourite spot, which we now call the cat spot, is between us on the couch in the evening when we're winding down. He wants to be ... Read more
Basically, this is pan roasted potatoes below a bed of steamed greens, topped with a soft cooked egg. Here's the "recipe" even though it's more of a guideline. This is for two... Read more
Background for health
I was surfing spark blogs and randomly read one from a sparker whose background is luscious berries. It looked so good and healthful! I realized how smart it is to open your page and see fresh, healthy, awesome foods that make you salivate! So I... Read more
Goal: Long run
Outcome: 24.5km (15~ miles?)
Verdict: Ay yi yi! I haven't had a run that felt thiiiiiis craaaaaaaappyyyyyyy in a looooooooong time. Thankfully! I was just so dang tired, like exhausted, and had to walk a bunch, and apologize a... Read more
Tower of Power for lunch!
Yes, this is My Lunch. Stand in awe of the Tower of Power! In order of appearance:
Whole wheat bread
half fat mayo
baked smoked tofu with miso glaze (YUM)
mushroom sl... Read more
Non vlog blog!
Hallo, hallo! I decided to go low-tech today because a few of my spark friends who are regular readers didn't seem to see the vlog. I wonder if they need updates on their computers, or vlogs don't get notified in the same way, or they are only o... Read more
Vlog March 3, 2010
My first attempt at a video log! Schmaltzy, but fun. Hope you like seeing me in live action!
PS. It is so freakin annoying that video blogs start playing automatically when you open the page. So annoying that I might take it down soon. Ever... Read more
Silly 20 questions thingy
I saw this question list on another Sparker's blog and since the questions seem a bit different from the normal run-of-the-mill survey, decided to answer them here.
When's the last time you ran? This morning, in the soft rain.
Do y... Read more
Back in the rat race
Well I'm home from a great holiday filled with family and friends and way too much air travel, including an unplanned night in London. Sheesh - will Heathrow EVER learn to deal with winter conditions? I doubt it. Take my word for it, avoid trans... Read more
Cop15: Copenhagen climate change conference
A student colleague and friend of mine is attending the Copenhagen climate conference as an observer. She'll have the responsibility of writing about it to fulfill the terms of the grant that got her there, and as practice she's blogging about i... Read more