Tag Archives: holiday
I love pickles. Pickled anything, pretty much. But especially pickled cucumbers. Salty. Sweet. Either way, if there’s a sandwich going, I would very much like a pickle on it.
â€œI canâ€™t take any more bras!â€ said Jon, returning from work uncharacteristically exasperated.
Last year, Jon and I decided that we would head over to Williamsburg to experience the traditions of Hanukkah in their natural setting. Cultural tourists to the core, we had a list of restaurants in hand, each one specializing in … Continue reading
When Jon and I go for our Saturday morning excursions into New York to forage for coffee and bagels, we occasionally pass a local middle school. This school has a distinctive mural painted by the kids on the playground wall, … Continue reading
We were out watching whales. Far too early in the morning, somewhere off the coast of Gloucester, scanning the horizon for spouts of air, or the flash of a tail, or a body breaching out of the water.
At 3 o’clock this morning I stood in the physics department at NYU and raised a glass to science’s latest greatest achievement. The Higgs boson has been discovered and my husband and his friends literally could not have been more … Continue reading
I have given up chocolate for Lent, and so it is in great anticipation of Easter that I suggest this Monday treat. These nests also happen to be perfect if you find yourself needing to entertain children while, to pick … Continue reading
Itâ€™s pancake day â€“ time to use up all the things in your cupboard that youâ€™re not going to be needing once Lent gets going. Like eggs. And flour. Wonâ€™t be seeing them again until April. Possibly.