Month: July 2011


We saw so much beauty and variety on our trip from Seattle to Alaska, but the predominant color was most definitely green. Yes, I know I should label all the pictures with the specific locations where they were taken. Maybe next time I take a trip, I’ll take better notes to accompany the photos.  Or, …

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Thank You

If you haven’t already heard, we have some pretty awesome news: I just completed my treatment for breast cancer! I am so ready to get on with my life, but first I want to take a moment to say thank you to everyone who helped get me through the past 16 months since my diagnosis. …

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Pomegranate Chicken Recipe

Chicken stewed in a gravy of pomegranate and ground walnuts Ingredients 3 Tbsp olive oil 1 large leek 2 lbs chicken (I like thighs because they’re juicier and more flavorful, but breasts will also work well) 1 tub Knorr Chicken Homestyle Stock concentrate 2 cups pomegranate juice 8 oz walnuts 1/4 tsp cardamom basmati rice, …

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first flight

First flight

Here we are somewhere between Alaska and Seattle, most likely over Canada. This was baby girl’s first flight, and she spent most of the flight in this posture, watching Curious George on my computer. She did peek out the window a few times to make sure we were still up in the air, and then …

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The world according to a toddler

1. If I see it, it’s mine 2. If I think about it, it’s mine 3. If I like the show I want to watch it 30 times. In a row. 4. If you suggest it, I don’t want it. Until I forget you suggested it, and think it’s my idea. 5. Stolen food tastes …

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