Category Archives: Appetite

CSA Haul: Week Three

I thought I was done with living out of boxes. Far away from college now, I no longer have to switch dormitories every year or shuttle between Washington and Chicago as the summer waxes and wanes; I’ve got a lease, people, and the quiet stability that comes with one. Right? Not this week. With contractors […]

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CSA Haul: Week Two

Another week, another Popeye-approved amount of vegetable matter ingested. Not to pat myself on the back prematurely, but I think I’ve already gotten the hang of this CSA thing! Last week, Friday night rolled around, and I settled in to cook an arugula- and basil-infused pasta dinner instead of trolling the Web for takeout menus, […]

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Milestones

I’m not usually one to miss important milestones. But it seems that I graduated from college one year ago last May, and the entire month swept by without my recognizing the anniversary. In the grand scheme of things, how meaningful is this milestone, really? It’s not a day that we’re socially conditioned to remember, like […]

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CSA Haul: Week One

In the, er, glory days of high school, my friends and I eschewed the cafeteria in favor of a stretch of linoleum outside the math department, where we’d sit with our backs against the lockers and eat lunch. It was a quiet place to talk and people-watch, a pursuit that was especially rewarding on the […]

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Show of Hands

Show of hands: Who here is excited about the three-day weekend? Are you ready to stand over the grill flipping burgers, hungry friends gathered alongside? To don your shades and take a bike ride under the blazing sunshine? To watch baseball, the ultimate warm-weather sport? To spend the first of many weekends poolside? To see […]

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