A bit more about me:
I’m originally from Northern Indiana. I now reside in Western Massachusetts.
I’m a freelance writer and photographer who specialized in art and culture, food, and travel.
How long have you been blogging? Do you like it? What’s your favorite post you’ve written?
I’ve been a happy blogger for 10 months. My favorite blog post is “Oaxaca City, Mexico: Part 1”
Where do you like to vacation/go on holiday the most?
Places where I have never been. In 2007, I traveled to New Zealand, which has been my favorite spot with great hiking, food, wine, scenery, and art.
Reading any good books lately? Which ones?!
I just finished reading Ruth Reichl’s latest book, “Not Becoming My Mother.” My current reads include: “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle” by Barbara Kingsolver, “Making A Literary Life” by Carolyn See, “A Peculiar Grace” by Jeffrey Lent, and “Best Food Writing 2007” edited by Holly Hughes.
Are you known for making a certain dish or dessert? If so, what is it?
Lemon buttercream frosted thumbprint cookies.
Do you have a favorite movie? Actor? Actress? Genre of music?
Akira Kurasawa’s film “Dreams” is one of my favorites. Johnny Depp is my favorite actor, Tilda Swinton is my favorite actress. Blues and jazz are my favorite musical genres.
You’ve had a rough week. We feel your pain. How do you relax after a rough week?
After a rough week, I take a hike, do yoga, read a book, or go to the movies.
You’ve just won $5000.00!!! But it comes with some stipulations.. you can’t spend it on your kids or your significant other! This is all YOURS. What would you spend it on? (we’re also going to fantasize that you have no bills whatsoever! Woo!! Hehee)
Cooking and art vacation in Italy.
What is the ultimate comfort food to you?
Which season (Winter, Summer, Spring, Fall) is your favorite.. why?
Spring. New growth. Eating local spring vegetables and fruits. Weather.