When Breath Becomes Air

I need to start cataloguing my good reads because I so frequently forget the great books I’ve read. So first up: “You can’t ever reach perfection, but you can believe in an asymptote toward which you are ceaselessly striving.” When Breath Becomes Air. I’d been meaning to read this book since it came out. It is the, for lack of a better phrase, life philosophy … Continue reading When Breath Becomes Air

Blood Orange Cardamom Cake

I’m in super nest-y, hibernation mode. Sophie may have pulled a muscle, and until we get her checked out by a vet, we’ve been taking it slowwwww. As in chilly mornings, wrapped up in a blanket, sipping on lavender lattes (for me) and crunching on glucosamine dog biscuits (for her) while Bowie wreaks havoc, tearing socks out of dirty laundry baskets. And I’ve been stockpiling … Continue reading Blood Orange Cardamom Cake

The Hipster’s Guide to San Diego

Slowly recuperating/getting fired up post-inauguration. It hit me a lot harder than I expected, and I knew it was going to hit hard. We’re pushing the podcast forward, I’m joining a feminist book club, I’d like to host a pop-up fundraiser dinner for the ACLU and I’ve been doing some pro-bono legal work. None of this seems like enough, but I’ll keep pushing. The break … Continue reading The Hipster’s Guide to San Diego