Monthly Archives: March 2012

On weekends, cities, and Instagram

Yesterday my awesome colleague Tony launched his new site: Fourist. Built on Instagram’s API, Fourist allows you to check out the most popular pictures over the weekend in any city. Come check out what people are doing from Friday at … Continue reading

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On Yearning for the Summer v1: Mixology

What better way to wear away a cold and dank San Francisco Sunday than to experiment with a little bourbon mixology. Generally I like my bourbons neat, poured over some cold granite whiskey stones. But I was feeling a bit … Continue reading

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On the work week, Sundays, and coffee

Work has left us both MIA for most of this week, and the past weekend was a fury of laundry, errands, and general housekeeping. We did get some time to relax and wander around our neighborhood and plan on catching … Continue reading

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On comfort food, smelling like soup, and indoor weather

It was a wet and stormy weekend so we stayed close to home for the most part (did I mention that we live upstairs from an Irish bar?).  We made a comfort dish we’ve never made before:  french onion soup. … Continue reading

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On the work week, Fridays, weekends

Fridays are my favorite days of the week. They just hold so much promise for a relaxing weekend. Here are some of the highlights from my (long) week: I worked from our Denver office for a few days this week. … Continue reading

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On time, simple meals, and laziness

Caprese salad is my go-to meal when I’m lazy, short on time, and my to-do list is a mile long. I always have these ingredients in our fridge because it seems like I’m always in this state of mind, at … Continue reading

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On teamwork, substitutions, and Batali

Already hungry after a Sunday spent movie-watching, Stephanie and I sat in the Whole Foods Potrero parking lot sluggishly flipping though pages of Mario Batali’s “Simple Italian Food” book. In the doldrums of low blood sugar, we picked probably the … Continue reading

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Lemon Blueberry Macarons

We’ve been trying to make macarons for awhile, but they are so intimidating and temperamental. We wanted to start 2012 off with a cooking challenge and finally got around to making these delicious lemon blueberry macarons. We used the recipe … Continue reading

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Travel Love

I am traveling to three different cities within the next month and couldn’t live without my favorite travel items. Traveling is so uncomfortable these days, I don’t get why people go out of their way to make the experience more … Continue reading

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Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful and Jiro Dreams of Sushi

We can’t wait to see to these two films soon. Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful is about a 98-year old woman who has a tenth-degree black belt in Judo. She’s one of four people in the world to hold … Continue reading

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