17 February, 2015  |   Comment

Linking Log

Happy Tuesday!
Links for your log!
Sausage links!
Happy Fat Tuesday!

This is the first year I’m trying on the more spiritual parts of Lent. So that means celebrating tonight with some tasty slow cooker BBQ for dinner. That link to that recipe is from 2007. Oy. That was eight years ago. That must mean it’s good.

Dorothy Jane in a bear mask

Last week, I wrote about some basics for food and wine pairing for a site called High 50 and although I know that it’s not an internet website for stoned fiftysomethings, I may have written the piece as if it were: http://www.high50.com/us/food/wine-pairings

Nora Lea in a bear mask

Speaking of wine you’ll also find weekly wedding, wine and wine country wisdom from me on the Monogamy Wines blog. My last two posts are about how I screwed up our wedding by being thoughtless and how to take the perfect Napa anniversary trip.

Meal plan close up

I rolled my ankle pretty bad. We’re 90% sure it’s not broken but I’ve been on a pretty aggressive “sit my ass down” program. This doesn’t bode well for meal planning, or the kind of busymaking that I fancy.

Outside of my own sweet-smelling toots of writing, I’m reading the following:
Mater Mea 
It’s a blog about mothers of color, and I learn something important every day. The editors, writers and subjects are doing a beautiful job of the storytelling this internet offers.

The Jungalow
I took a Skillshare class from Justina Blakeney a few years ago and the impact it had on our living space was gorgeous. Her blog always surprises me — in the best possible way.

6 Reasons to Observe Lent (even when you’re not religious)
I’m trying to get more in touch with the big out there (even if that big out there is made of nothing but bits of electricity). Tomorrow starts 40 days of some sacrifice and reflection. I’m eager to see what happens.

I feel like a baby when all I can do is sit


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