Rekindling an Old Romance

Libraries are interesting places. Where else can you walk up to a counter and have the person working there hand you a bag full of stuff that doesn't belong to you, and let you take it home for free, no questions asked? Sure, you can't keep the loot forever, but what's the worst-case scenario? You … Continue reading Rekindling an Old Romance

Juanito Told Lupe

It's nice to have one food you are so good at making, you become "known" for it. People expect it whenever they come over for dinner. They ask for the recipe but, if it truly is "your thing," they can never duplicate it. For me, that is guacamole. (Side note: I was walking through the … Continue reading Juanito Told Lupe

Too Busy Feeding Unicorns

My attitude about books has changed drastically over the past year. Or, more specifically, e-readers. I had long lamented the rise of the Kindle and other e-readers. "They're too impersonal," I said. "There's nothing like feeling the weight of a book in your hands, smelling the musty pages, immersing yourself in the realm of print." … Continue reading Too Busy Feeding Unicorns

I Wish Every Day Was Christmas

Yesterday, I returned to the world of ears, noses and throats after six days off. Even though I love my job and am doing what I've always wanted to do, it was still hard to go back to work after such a nice holiday break. That's always the case though, isn't it? The longer you … Continue reading I Wish Every Day Was Christmas