Amazing kitchen things

First, I’m not sure if you’re aware of this, but some genius individual has decided to make a thing that single-handedly improves my life. You can now purchase, in the pickles/salad dressing portion of your local grocery, Balsamic Vinegar Reduction Glaze. Speaking as a lazy person, I want you to know that this is literally…

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Random acts of cookery

I’ve gotten back into my Zombies, Run! training after a fairly long lapse (mid-December to mid-March). I discovered that while I didn’t go back to ZERO (no training) I did move solidly back to week 3. I’m enjoying the warm weather, which means I can run outside, and thus far I’m hating running less than…

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Let’s talk about John Green

My friend Ayesha and I share a love of many nerd things, including YA books. I think it was the release of The Fault in Our Stars film that prompted us to do a Big Read of John Green’s work. Then she had school and I had work and we got off to a slow…

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The Goldfinch

I know this book was wildly (WILDLY) popular, and there were large parts I found compelling, but I won’t lie- I didn’t see it. The parts about Theo’s initial trauma and all the related strings from that incident were incredibly interesting. Watching him spend a number of years using drugs (and not doing much else)…

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The One Where I’m Wrapping Up

Yoo guise. I have been up to my eyebrows in policy and procedure review for what feels like half my life (but has only been about a month). I’ve got about three policies left to draft/revise. I’ve got the Emergency Operations Plans books to update (read: remove policies and make it just a procedure manual)…

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The One Where I Catch Up

I’m using ‘catch up’ in loose terms. My contract review at work went really well and now I’m in the midst of reviewing all our policies and procedures in relation to all parts of the contract, in advance of the corporate auditor checking things out. I’m shooting to have my part done by the end…

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Super Bowl Snacks

We’ve been trying to eat a bit healthier in our house and even though we decided Super Bowl Sunday is a splurge day, I needed to experiment. I got my first basket from Bountiful Baskets this week. It included things like cauliflower (which I really like), tomatoes, potatoes, coconut, apples, oranges, cucumbers and zucchini. I’m…

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