Tag: food

I’m one of you now!

I HATE fish.  I hate looking at them, eating them, smelling them, talking about them, thinking about them.  I spent sixty-minutes each day for a week hiding in the bathroom at Camp Echo because my counselor wouldn’t let me switch out of the fishing class I had signed up for – I tried to make Read more…

Doing things solo #6

The activity I did by myself this week, as part of the Solo Life, was a cooking class/dining experience at Bespoke Cuisine. I signed up for one of their Mix it Up Cooking Parties – Bespoke’s Mix it Up Cooking Parties combine a hands-on cooking experience with a pampered seated dinner in our loft-like private Read more…

Will only eat meat that comes in geometric shapes from now on

Those poor saps coming for Thanksgiving today.  Frozen pizza isn’t too much of a disappointing replacement for turkey, is it?  All I have to say is that touching meat that actually looks like the animal it came from is disgusting and I’ll never do it again.  I stupidly volunteered to do the turkey this year, Read more…

Pomegranate

No piece of fruit is worth the amount of work it takes to eat this thing.    

Need direction in life? Wear a lanyard.

Though I’ve taught digital media in Chicago Public Schools for years, this is the first year I agreed to a full-time part-time position at a school (one class every day for a portion of the school year).  Besides perks like a regular paycheck and being a part of a fantastic staff instead of a mystery Read more…

Scratched out note at top of blog

I’ve had a few inquiries about the note that’s scratched out in the blog banner.  It’s part of a journal entry from when I was sixteen.  The entry starts: 7/17/97 – 234 lbs, I joined the Evanston Athletic Club (EAC) yesterday, and went today for the 1st time.  Hopefully, this will be the start of Read more…