day three

In the more challenging circumstances of Gourmet Makes, Saffitz experiences a culinary dark night of the soul, somewhere around day three. It’s common enough now that day three itself has become kind of a meme, and it’s a pretty useful one, frankly, for the days when everything goes wrong. When both the things you thought you knew how to do and were good at and the things you’re just trying to grasp go horribly, wretchedly wrong, and you’re not even quite sure why. … More day three

year-end clearance

I spent December digesting what I learned from my November, my mini-NaNoWriMo. In that month, I wrote around 25,000 words, which is only half of the true NaNo goal, but that was fine because I said, quite truthfully, it wasn’t my aim to get the full fifty. But I plugged away, and with a correct … More year-end clearance

"such is the bread of an everyday life, from morning till noon, to the shadowless night"

In having an actual commute again, I’m listening to more music than I’ve done in a long time. My general inability to read or write while listening to music is something I may have mentioned here before, so I tend not to listen to much of anything except while driving or working out and sometimes … More "such is the bread of an everyday life, from morning till noon, to the shadowless night"