I’m flying from SFO to DTW as I type this & it seems like a good time to talk about airplane etiquette. Airplanes are generally uncomfortable spaces (unless you fly first class maybe, which I’ve never had the pleasure of doing) & I do my very best to be politeContinue Reading

Brussels sprouts are a most wonderful thing! I know it sounds crazy & somehow they seem to have such a bad reputation, but they are actually quite delicious if you buy them fresh & prepare them right & they’ve recently become one of my favorite vegetables (the potato always beingContinue Reading

I love apples & one of the definite perks to living in Michigan is apples in the fall!  It doesn’t get any better than this, folks – ever bite into a fresh picked Michigan apple on a crisp fall day?  If so, then you know what I’m talking about!  SoContinue Reading

We have had a very productive day today so far & are continuing to work at getting things sorted, washed & dried, cleaned, donated to the Salvation Army, etc. It’s that time of year when I get the itch to switch out bedding (& buy some new bedding too!), freshenContinue Reading

We got off to a slow start this morning after going to bed fairly late the night before (ended up staying up late watching more of Dead Set). Our original plan was to head to Borough Market, but alas it is closed on Sundays. So instead, we headed out toContinue Reading

The day started early with a train ride to Hertfordshire so that Ryan could present a paper at the Design History Society Conference. Short of a parched mouth and lots of fidgeting, his paper presentation went well. Afterwards we went to the Hatfield House with Leslie Atzmon (Ryan’s colleague andContinue Reading

We started our 2nd day in London with a ferry ride to Greenwich. We stumbled upon the Greenwich market where we grabbed lunch; I had a falafel wrap & Ryan had rice with vegetable tempura – we walked a short way & enjoyed our lunch in the park that wasContinue Reading

Ryan & I have safely landed in London & survived our first day here. It’s now 9:32pm, London time, & 4:32pm Ann Arbor time &, except for about 2 or 3 short naps between Wed. at 7am when I woke up from my last full night’s sleep in Ann ArborContinue Reading