Catching up

Ok, y’all. I’m back after six months of not posting. I have to admit that I have not been doing much Thing-ing this year. I have read a couple of books for Read or Rid, but mostly, I’ve been reading very trashy romance novels that I checked out on the library’s Overdrive App. (And I’m…

A Reader’s Confession

The Read or Rid Thing is about more than just addressing my compulsive book-buying. It’s about accepting who I am and who I am not and letting go of some idealized, intellectualized image. Damn, that seems like a lot of pressure for some books on a shelf. But I spent my adult life curating my…

More progress on the two biggest Things

In the last two weeks, I have made some more progress on the two biggest Things: the Cookbook Thing and the Read or Rid Thing. It had been a while since I’d done any cooking from the Smitten Kitchen book so I was glad to get back to it. First, I made Broccoli Slaw for…

The Photography Class Thing

Something exciting happened this week — I started a four-week photography course at the Houston Center for Photography! I’ve been wanting to do one for my job for a while, and I finally gave up on the place where I usually take my classes ever doing a digital photo class again so I found this one…