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…as the world turns…

I’m not just here for the food. Sometimes it’s easy for me to compare everything and anything to the paradigm of cooking and eating and preparing or gathering of ingredients. To be sure almost all of it has some parallel there, some metaphor that can be found, along with some (albeit loose) reasoning to back … Continue reading

…simple pleasures…

I’m not quite sure what has made this last week seem quite so perfect – as with almost anything in life, it’s usually never any one thing – certainly never in isolation, but rather like a mosaic of bright spots that come along at just the right moment throughout ordinary days that make you realize … Continue reading

…failure…

The only time I ever actually feel a sense of incredible failure is when I compare myself to anyone else. It’s the reason I try never to do so. Maybe it’s the reason why I encourage others to practice the same approach in life… I came across this drawing I did about 5 years ago … Continue reading

…Lord of the Flies…

It’s strange to realize that this is a part of my life these days. A caveat perhaps, a grim and small reminder that you must beware of what you dream of, because you just might get it. Truth be told, I waffle around this perimeter of working/playing in a real kitchen, surrounded by real chefs … Continue reading