Monthly Archives: November 2010

Happy Thanksgiving!

I just don’t get the fascination with turkey and stuffing when you could have fried chicken, mustard greens, mashed potatoes, cornbread, sweet tea (not pictured) and sweet potato pie with homemade whipped cream (not pictured). To each their own.

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On that 4th Thursday in November

“I used to be one of those assholes that would remind people of the Native American’s suffering whenever someone said Happy Thanksgiving. I understand the sentiment, but if you’re not going to remind me of the suffering on April 25th too, … Continue reading

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Sweet & savory breakfast pastries

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In this moment

I am thankful for puff pastry, apples, cinnamon, brown sugar, vanilla extract, butter, egg, green onion, spinach, gouda, more butter and a Twilight Zone marathon. Good morning, Thanksgiving!

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This exists!! :D

Go Girl: The Black Woman’s Book of Travel & Adventure Sure, it was released the year I graduated from junior high, whatever. It exists! It’s a Thanksgiving miracle!!

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I went to work. I mailed off test results. I think I figured out my potato-crust pizza.

But this, is the single most important thing I did today, in conjunction with my friend Erika: There Will Be Tacos. Good Night and Good Taco. No Taco for Old Men. An American Taco in Paris. (500) Days of Tacos. … Continue reading

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Watching Oprah

So this man is a 2-time murderer in jail FOR LIFE WITH NO POSSIBILITY OF PAROLE and he just got married–but I don’t have a boyfriend. Just so we’re all clear on what’s going on here. In other news, my … Continue reading

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An actual thought I had today

‎”I should go on Biggest Loser, lose a bunch of weight, and then keep my fat clothes so I can sneak popcorn into the movies.”

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Where I invariably find myself

Any trip I take to a bookstore begins, ends, or often begins and ends in the travel section. Today, I conducted something of an informal survey: 99% of travel writing books are by White authors 90% of those authors are … Continue reading

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It’s a nice first attempt

Potato crust with mozzarella, spinach, tomato, pesto, egg and basil. I’ll put up a proper recipe once I’ve perfected it.

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