February 2018 Reading list

a year of magical thinking and alias grace

I gotta be honest –  this month, I had to really resist the urge to give in to my basest desires, tune out, and just re-read Fifty Shades of Grey –  because my mind was craving something vacuous, among the heat of Ngapali beach and the haze of frozen margaritas. But I didn’t. In part because I knew […]

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I ate live octopus

Technically the octopus was already dead, but its tentacles still wiggled frantically, proclaiming their last hoorah. Here is the thing, it’s just sashimi, right? That’s what I kept telling myself going into this. The live octopus – or sannakji  – is a Korean speciality. For the meek, it’s a culinary feat. For the brave, it’s just a […]

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January 2018 Reading list

books I've read in january

This year, I’m trying really hard to make goals and actually follow through, keeping myself accountable for things. Another goal for 2018 is to read at least two books a month and so far I’m on track. Though okay, I may have cheated a bit because I started Coming to my Senses back in December. In February, I’ll be […]

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