Monthly Archives: December 2012

sometimes it spills out on the pages

Dear 2012, My heart can barely contain you. How can twelve short months contain so much abundance and so much loss? You managed to stir up all the fears I thought I’d left behind, all the anxiety of my younger … Continue reading

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How to cook for one: tuna noodles

Make the last box of organic mac n cheese from the pantry, the one labeled “white cheddar.” The little pasta shells will catch the peas nicely. You can add the frozen peas just before it’s done boiling, and then while … Continue reading

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How to cook for one: an apple

Cut up an apple. Pick a good one, not one of those big red tasteless things. Plop some butter into a pan, add the apples, and turn the heat to just above medium. Make sure each slice is lying down … Continue reading

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fruits of my labors

The chicken I made last night for dinner with someone else who didn’t arrive on time and then at all who couldn’t pass the test of basic civility of the sharing of time and other resources of emotional aptitude who … Continue reading

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