Why I should listen to my mother

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My mom is always telling me to keep my eyes open: for the empty space in a crowded parking lot, when I would complain about the lack of suitors for high school dances, as I stressed about finding a job post-graduation. She’s constantly nagging reminding me to keep my options open, to never get stuck in […]

April 2, 2010 Continue reading…

Ratatouille: not just a Disney movie

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One thing you must know about me: I love garlic. I have fond childhood memories of my dad roasting garlic and letting me eat it straight out of the oven. I’m also obsessed with Rachael Ray’s 30-minute meals and her prolific use of EVOO (extra-virgin olive oil, for you non Food Network types). Basically, I […]

April 1, 2010 Continue reading…

Dare to live the life you’ve dreamed

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I’m a sucker for inspirational quotes. I Google “motivational quotes” (and images of pugs, just to make me laugh) when I’m having a rough day. I write out my favorites in pretty colors on index cards and stick them on my bathroom mirror. For the vast majority of quotes, I read them, enjoy them, am […]

March 30, 2010 Continue reading…