Monthly Archives: March 2011

Lemon Pasta

Despite the fact that I feel like I’m coming down with the flu, I somehow gathered up the energy to make lemon pasta, which is quickly becoming my favorite…alongside linguine with white clam sauce and my sugo al tonno. The … Continue reading

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You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up

I just finished reading You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up by Annabelle Gurwitch and Jeff Kahn. It is a very funny exceedingly honest account of love and marriage and how challenging it can be to keep that love alive … Continue reading

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Shameless

After swearing that we wouldn’t get hooked on another television series, we have fallen off of the wagon and have bonded with the Gallagher family of Showtime’s Shameless. I like Emmy Rossum and her “Angelina-Lite” sort of vibe. While William … Continue reading

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Biscotti for Dummies

Since my disastrous last attempt the evening of the Oscars, I decided to give it another whirl after finally figuring out what happened. Aside from the fact that the recipe did not seem like it would make 4 dozen biscotti, … Continue reading

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Gray Matters

My word retrieval seems to be getting worse as the days go by. After listening to the report about how cell phones can decrease gray matter, I’ve made an effort to use the “speaker” function as much as possible to … Continue reading

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Tiger Mother

I just finished reading Amy Chua’s book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother and I really enjoyed it. I think that she is remarkably honest which I can’t imagine was very easy. While she is a bit extreme, it did … Continue reading

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Roman

I was on the phone for over an hour with my friend Roman. He is going through a rough time, but despite his travails, his wit is still handsome and has weathered his recents storms better than I would have … Continue reading

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The 80/20 Rule

I saw my eye doctor today in my quest to find contact lenses that are comfortable enough for me to wear for more than 15 minutes. We’ve been at this for the last five years. In 2008 I spent $300 … Continue reading

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