table collection

I know this is going to feel silly, but follow me for a minute.  Web Urbanist featured a photographer who’s much cooler photos feature an individual’s carried items and one of the hands that brought those bits around. Last night I looked at my coffee table, a mess for sure, but also a story about my little ol’ life. It’s a collection of things that have something to say about me, and there was no forethought to their being there at all. There’s a favorite scarf I bought back in 2005 at the advising of an ex girlfriend.  My landmom…

biggest news of the entire year

I made refried beans. Hmmm… perhaps you aren’t reading this correctly. I MADE REFRIED BEANS! Alright to be fair, some of you haven’t been around me enough to know that bean burritos are my staple.  I’ve been eating them since the womb.  No food makes me quite so happy as cheese melting on beans, as warm beany goodness mixing in with cool sour cream.  Not even chocolate chip cookies can make me so very excited. Some absolutely excellent family and friends know this fact about me and have sent me cans of Rosita or Old El Paso because they’re afraid…