A salad for spring.

Guys. It’s here. It’s happened. It’s spring! Well, sort of. You see, I woke up yesterday morning to this great mess: Yep, Cambridge, once again, all frosty and white, slushy and miserable. I was determined to make the best of it and, despite the snow not magically turning into daffodils at the stroke of midnight […]

Peanut butter: A love story.

  I just Googled “peanut butter addiction.” Yes, that’s right. I have a problem. A couple of weeks ago, after polishing off yet another jar of the stuff (with a spoon, as usual), I decided to institute a strict Jar-Of-The-Month Nut Butter Initiative. What does this mean? At the beginning of each month, I am […]

Worship: A scone story.

When I was very little, my family sometimes went to church on Sunday mornings. It was a Catholic church, and that was kind of weird. I still have some small memories of those trips to the old Saint Matthias on Boston Post Road. High, vaulty ceilings, the stained-glass faces of saints, a little old lady […]