I am thankful for (not an exhaustive list): Family, for always being there My parents, for being fantastic role models and supporting me My brothers, for putting up with me My grandparents, for their wisdom and strength My extended family, for giving me a support system and stories to tell Friends, for bringing cheer to […]

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Racing and reflections

This will be a short post because I almost completely failed at taking pictures of anything interesting that happened last week, and I’m finding myself busier and busier as the end of the term draws near. Not that the academic term means that much to me, since I’m not taking classes, but as a demonstrator […]

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Recipe: Quasi-cock-a-leekie soup

Since it’s less than a week before Thanksgiving, I found myself remembering the fun times I’ve had in the past this time of year. With the exception of one year (when my paternal grandparents lived across the street and my Dad’s brothers and their kids came to visit), I’ve never had a traditional Thanksgiving in […]

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Recipe: Sour cream muffins

I really wasn’t planning on making these (I feel like I’ve been saying that a lot recently…), but I bought a tub of sour cream to garnish the chili last weekend and about 3 tablespoons got used, so I’ve been trying to think what to do with it. I’m not a huge fan of really […]

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