Magical Mister Mistoffelees

This is one of the hardest posts I’m going to have to write. On Sunday morning at 4:30 am, I lost my Siamese boy, Mistoffelees, to congenitive heart failure–something I never knew he had. He was only 9 years old. On Friday afternoon at 5 pm, he was normal–healthy, eating a mid-day snack, snugging with […]

Be Back Soon!

 Full moon over Atlanta I’m not dead, but I’m having some camera issues (waiting for a new card reader to arrive). As soon as I have it, I’ll be back with reviews of fantastic South Indian cuisine, a beautiful and all-too-delicious meal at Restaurant Eugene, and more!

BakeWise Event, Monday November 10

If you live in Atlanta and are into baking and fun recipe related events, you might want to check this out on Monday! From A Cappella Books: Shirley Corriher, the James Beard-award-winning author of CookWise is back with her long-awaited sequel: BakeWise: The Hows and Whys of Successful Baking with Over 200 Magnificent Recipes. And […]

Glory, Glory, Hallelujah!

Ebenezer Baptist Church after Obama was announced the winner (photo courtesy of the AJC) For the first time ever, I’m proud to be an American and proud to be an Atlantan.

Vegan MoFo #11–Pollan for President

Dear Michael Pollan, I love you.  I love you so much that I believe you should run for President.  Sure, you’ve only got..oh…less than a month left, but I think you could really win people over with your ideas about food reform.  Hunting as sustainable agriculture?  The NRA will definitely approve!  Linking Whole Foods shoppers […]

21 & 5

So it’s my birthday today. It’s also the anniversary of the “War on Terror.” Almost one quarter of my life aligns with this “war.” Whatever your political persuasion may be, it’s definitely worth thinking about peace. And check out all the bloggers on the March 19 Blogswarm while you’re at it. It’s hard to claim […]

Pi Day Tornado

The following narrative was written in my journal by the light of a candle between 3:36 am and 4:45 am. The pictures were taken on March 15 around noon. So that thunder…was a tornado. A tornado that pancaked a loft 1/4 mile from where I live. A tornado that hit around 9:30 p.m. It’s now […]