and breathe…

It’s been manic. My summer disappeared in a haze of work (good) and people throwing hissy-fits at work (not good). Early autumn was devoted to preparing for, attending, talking at, and then recovering from a large science conference in Chicago. Some fortuitous foresight on my part in summer meant that I also had a few […]

Cocktail tales

Why are cocktails named as such? Who knows and who cares? All that matters is that they taste fabulous, and are an excellent excuse to buy pretty glasses. Tonight’s cocktails (sorry, nae photos. photographer was bartender): Amaretto-Cranberry Kiss, but with white rum substituting the vodka. And a few pomegranate seeds instead of clementine segments as […]