Category Archives: things that make happy

Catching up…..

So I turned 29 a few weeks ago, which means I’m now thisclose to 30 and that has prompted something of a miniature nervous breakdown. Nah, that’s the wrong word. Rather, it’s just caused a whole wealth of self-reflection as … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz Alcohol Appreciation #2: Northern California Chardonnay

BK and I’ve been on a quest to enjoy white wine, so we decided to have our second chapter of Santa Cruz AA focus on that most ubiquitous of Californian whites, Chardonnay. We ended up with about 15 bottles of wine, … Continue reading

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things that make me happy in 2011, #5. Weekend guests, moules frites and M. Henrietta

#5. Weekend guests pictured: frites and aiolis at Vincent Chicago’s an awesome food city, obviously. But as a non-working graduate student right now, I hardly feel okay about going out to eat very often. This is just one of the … Continue reading

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