Mary’s African-style Chick Pea, Cauliflower, Yam Curry

I’m a freestyle cook. That’s fancy talk for “unable to follow directions.”  I never make the same dish the same way twice. But, now that Joyce Dick, my high school English teacher, has asked for a recipe, I’m committing to one I made August 7, 2010. This recipe is loose amalgamation of a Kenyan curry …

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The Land of the Free and The Home of TV

My English South African ex-husband once said to me while playing Trivial Pursuits, "You Americans can boil everything down to a 70s TV show. It's all trash and guesswork with you people" And you know, he's right. Not being a modern-day TV watcher myself, I sometimes feel out of it in social situations because I …

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Woot CEO So Uncool He’s Cool!

By now, those of you who watch business news or your Twitter stream roll on have seen the announcement that deal-a-day site Woot has finally been picked up by Amazon. Woot! (Okay, that was unnecessary but I love that feeling.) I love this brand for many reasons but the most important reason is they're just …

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Press Power to The People

I keep getting the question "whattcha doin with yourself these days?" So I decided I need a blog post to clear things up. I've had a pretty enlightening last few months. I've been working with a talented, passionate, close-knit team studying the shifting sands of online publishing, specifically as it relates to where and how …

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I am NOT my Facebook page

It saddened me to see all these people, chained to their online lives, posting flattering photos of themselves, “liking” a funny status update, posting or retweeting a link. It’s a never-ending race to remind others that we’re here, that we exist. It reminds me of when I used to do dance routines and little plays …

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Pre-digested Social Media Advice for the Time Challenged

I have never, in my 46 years, had trouble sleeping. In fact, lay me horizontal to watch a movie, meditate, or read, and I’m out in a matter of minutes, sleeping through ‘til the crow of the first rooster. Sitting, lying or standing though, nothing puts me to sleep faster than reading blog posts on …

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