In praise of mediocrity

I've been thinking a lot about mediocrity. Partly, this is because I'm finding myself to be firmly located in the middle portion of the bell curve regarding something for which achieving excellence would mean a great deal to me. Turns out, my perfectionist nature does not take well to mediocrity. (Who saw that coming?!) If… Continue reading In praise of mediocrity

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My favorite podcasts for the thinking life

I recently changed phones and even though technology is amazing and the transfer of data was surprisingly effective (maybe TOO effective... #googleisalwayswatching), my Doggcatcher podcast app and my podcast streams did not survive the switch. I got to spend a delightful few minutes re-subscribing to my favorite podcasts, and thought I would add a list… Continue reading My favorite podcasts for the thinking life

Broth, two years in the making

For the past two years, I have been dreaming about making this broth. I don't write "dreaming" lightly. I mean seriously. LOOK AT IT. Photo by Tuukka Koski for¬†epicurious.com. Food Styling: Alison Attenborough. Prop styling: Kalen Kaminski.¬† I saw this recipe on Pinterest over two years ago and have been saving my parmesan rinds ever… Continue reading Broth, two years in the making