From the monthly archives:

July 2009

You’re fired! The search for the gift begins

July 6, 2009

Firing One: The South African nonprofit Every year, a week or two before my birthday — or perhaps on the very day  — my ex-boyfriend’s sister would head for the dollar store, dig around and find 10 items that looked like they might cost a-dollar-and-a-half because, well, I’m sure she still prides herself in being […]

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Breakfast with Bread

July 5, 2009

Wonderful company for Breakfast at Wimbledon. A heated Arizmendi sourdough half-baguette didn’t cut it. Is it the sourdough that doesn’t warm well, or is it the oven that doesn’t keep temperature? Success follows with a heated Acme sweet baguette — crisped on the outside (verging on cremated — intense game Federer / Roddick; distracting) and […]

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