Dear Dad, I am truly sorry for costing you years of eggplant dishes. I could chalk it up to being young and not knowing any better, and at the time I honestly thought I didn’t like eggplant. It’s still not right, however, that every time mom served an eggplant dish, I would whine and grumbleContinue reading “(Currently) Favorite Eggplant Dish”
It was a trip in which I rediscover just how stunningly wonderful good friends are and the importance of quality time. It’s a truth I’ve always known, but one that I delight in recognizing time and time again. I visited Denver this past weekend to meet some wonderful ladies who have, in recent years, movedContinue reading “Denver Dazzled”
Invictus Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed. Beyond this place of wrath and tears Looms butContinue reading “Mood”
Working on items number 30 and 31 (and to some extent, #1 as well) from my 40 before 40 list, I recently returned from a week-long excursion to Pittsburgh with Amy, a former coworker turned fast, game for any adventure girlfriend. Why Pittsburgh? …was the most common question we faced upon sharing our plans. EvenContinue reading “Love for Pittsburgh”
Sophia, a wonderful woman and friend who, at times, doubles as my muse, inspired me in my early 20s to set a 30 before 30 list. When I set it, it seemed improbable. How could I find the money and the time to do a significant international trip whilst paying off debt? Could I actuallyContinue reading “The 40 before 40 list”
Welcome here, where you’ll find an eclectic mix of photos and thoughts. I’m Angela, and it is a pleasure to have you join me on my adventures.