05 Jan 2018
“The purpose of a storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give you questions to think upon.” - Brandon Sanderson
This year was definitely a Brandon Sanderson kind of year, with some other fantasy and nonfiction sprinkled in. Also my most prolific year yet: 21 books and counting! Let’s get to the reviews!
10 Jul 2017
After the 2016 election, I made a pledge to stay more informed in the world. Seven months later, I am trying to do just that. Using my ears!
12 Mar 2017
Culinary Adventures #1 - The Perfect Homemade Hamburger.
I’ve been cooking for most of my life (shout out to 4-H), but only started taking it seriously about a year ago. Since then, anytime I go out to eat, I always find myself asking: “Can I make this myself?”
So, upon a visit to BRGR in Kansas City, I found myself pondering that very question. With a little help from J. Kenji López-Alt’s book The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science, I decided to give it a try.
11 Mar 2017
“Butterfly in the sky. I can go twice as high!”
Thanks YouTube for getting the Reading Rainbow Theme Song stuck in my head as I was writing this.
Continuing from last year, here’s a quick accounting of the books I read in 2016 and my thoughts about them.
09 Dec 2016
Announcing a new feature on my blog - The Chronicles of my Culinary Adventures Recipe Archive!