(Julia Turshen [@turshen on Instagram] was offering food writing classes via Instagram Live while everyone’s at home due to COVID-19. These are my responses to her prompts. Prompt: “Write a Thank-You note to your school lunch person”. While I was drafting this letter with the… Read More
If luxury is defined as the non-essential, desirable, and extravagant, do we actually have some power to live luxuriously these days?
This is a word of caution on the accidental influencers: regular people whose authority lies in follower counts or engagement metrics, experts in one field who somehow also get influencer status in a field they know nothing about, beginners like myself who sometimes are promoted too soon.
Perhaps making it through sans magnum opus is the best thing many of us can do right now and if we’re not living our Best Life, at least it’s still a Life.
While it’s even more tempting to double our efforts or throw more people at the problem, there can definitely be too many cooks in the kitchen and simply throwing more meat into the oven won’t get you more roasts faster. I used to watch a… Read More