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here. now. raspberries.

Hi there. I’m waving hello from our kitchen studio, where the sun is shining brightly outside and I’m in here, sitting on my exercise ball chair, trying to pause from typing every 20 minutes or…

not again.

“Gluten sensitivity is bullshit!” I stared at my email and sighed. Not again. Long ago, I signed up for a Google alerts for the words gluten-free and celiac, so I can keep up with the latest news…

the happiest place on earth

This was a most mediocre and tremendous meal. It wasn’t locally sourced, grass-fed beef. I’m sure the guacamole came out of a tub. The beans were sort of spongy, the tortillas lukewarm. That pre-grated cheese…

the last one

Can someone please explain to me how it is May 16th already? Tell truth, I’ve had that sentence at the top of this piece I keep meaning to write, with different dates in there. How is…

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We like making our own flour mixes in our kitchen. But we’re weird. I don’t mind the flour flying onto my black pants as I measure it out onto a bowl balanced on a scale.…

no laughing matter

Last night, I lay in my daughter’s bed, holding her as she shuddered in pain against me. She cried, hard, just as she had after I lifted her off the toilet a few moments before.…

California in February

We sat down at a table underneath an umbrella, the sun too strong for our unaccustomed eyes. The air was warm on our arms. Lucy shrugged off her sweater and started dancing in her seat.…

all this bounty

There’s nothing like being on the road. Green hills beside you, flat black pavement stretched out in front of you. Around that bend is a farm stand, selling the first ripe strawberries of the season.…

life goes on.

Years ago now, Danny and I were driving around in the dark. We had just fallen in love a couple of months before. Late in the evening, I had picked him up from the restaurant…