Seasonal living and the sensual, sensate life.

Month: July 2014

The Art of Expectation

The Art of Expectation

Daniel Bombardier Yes,” said the girl. “Everything tastes like licorice. Especially all the things  you’ve waited  so long for, like absinthe.”  “HIlls Like White Elephants” – Ernest Hemingway Ah, disappointment, I know you so well. My most recent encounter with it was at a well-known […]

To Roast a Pig:  Reflections at 50

To Roast a Pig: Reflections at 50

“All you need is love.  But a little [pork] doesn’t hurt.”                                 –After Charles Shultz Because I am a Taurus and prone to culinary extravagance—I’ll spend my last $100 buying a free-range veal roast for a dinner party; I pick fresh sea scallops for ceviche […]