I was a huge fan of Anthony Bourdain. I wrote on my Facebook page that to me he represented an amalgam of the personalities and characters of people I met … Continue reading The Lessons of Anthony Bourdain
Sometimes the simplest desserts are the best. I prepared this for Maia, but then tasted one myself. I don’t know why, but for the first time in ages I truly … Continue reading Strawberries and Nutella
Just when I start to worry that Maia is moving a little too rapidly towards independence, she goes and makes something like this.
Here are some highlights from Day One of our vacation to Southern California. First stop was Seaworld. We flew out of Spokane, Washington early in the morning to San Diego, … Continue reading Seaworld San Diego
Maia and I just finished watching an Anthony Bourdain episode shot at a coastal area of Brazil. Lots of beaches and … other stuff. Afterwards Maia declared, “They should call … Continue reading Brazil? Or Buttzil?
Maia’s new thing is singing the national anthem. “Oh-h-h say can you seeeee, by the dawn’s early lighhht! What so prouuuudly we … mumble, mumble, mumble. Mumble, mumble, mumble, mumble. … Continue reading The little patriot
A sleepy Maia accidentally pulled the head off her favorite doll and is now saying between sobs, “You … were … the … best … doll … ever. This … … Continue reading Worst Christmas ever
Maia, before a game of Toss Across with me: “It’s on like Don King Kong.” (No, she doesn’t know who Don King is, so I suppose it might have been … Continue reading Don King Kong
Watching Adele’s “Hello” video with Maia … Maia: This video reminds me of a long time ago. Me: A long time ago? When? Maia: Like, when I was five.