When I was in Paris last year, I performed my own Julia Child tour based on My Life in France. Saddened that I never got the share this "tour" because those photos haven't been restored from my laptop, I'll tell you I sat on a park bench below her apartment at 81 Rue d'L'Universite. I went to Au Pied de Cochon where she frequented for the French Onion Soup (which I reviewed on TripAdvisor), and I went to the cooking store Dehillerin where Julia shopped for her cookery.
Beuof Bourginon from Domme, France.
Ahh... je t'aime Paris!
Think I'll have to watch Julie & Julia for the umpteenth time tonight.
All I wanted for my 30th Birthday was the Banana Pudding my grandma used to make me (which I blogged about a few years ago). I bought all the ingredients, but my parents surprised me with a cake instead. So, I made it for Hayley's Garden Party and shared it with my Mom's side of the family. It was such a success I made recipe cards to mail to everyone.
The idea came to me mid-morning when I tried to stifle my growling stomach during a morning meeting. I couldn't stop thinking about Chinese food for lunch. That's when it occured to me how fun celebrating the closing ceremonies of the Olympics would be with an array of international cuisine.
Last weekend I participated in a biking event to celebrate the new highway opening connecting Reno to Carson City. I was in charge of a booth on Emergency Preparedness for work and the Western Nevada Medical Reserve Corps. It was awesome to be able to participate in this event just weeks before the highway is due to open to the public.
I was quoted a couple of times on the front page of the Nevada Appeal...
it was great publicity for work...
...but I also loved how the journalist managed
to capture my sense of nomadness on the front page,
I've wanted to share this for quite awhile... a few months ago I wanted to create something for my office area of what Home meant to me. I ripped up a map and decoupaged it for all the U.S. places that are special to me...