A House for the Summer: Pteleos

Two years ago today, on a foggy California day, I put on a nice dress and headed to a Mediterranean restaurant to meet a guy. That guy, as it would turn out, was the Greek. Our first meeting was pleasant, but, looking back now, kind of strange. You see, I had just returned from the…

Simultaneously Here and There

When we get out of the glass bottle of our ego and when we escape like the squirrels in the cage of our personality and get into the forest again, we shall shiver with cold and fright. But things will happen to us so that we don’t know ourselves. Cool, unlying life will rush in.”…

New Orleans Love: Bloody Snake Bites

Take care of luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves. -Dorothy Parker Recently, there's been a lot of luxury, but I'm not quite sure the necessities have managed to iron themselves out. For the past week I've been on auto-pilot, producing not one or even two, but no less than four desserts. Yes,…