Addicted to Dining In

I’ve spent the last few weeks cooking my way through Dining In and have not regretted it. At one point, while eating Chicories with Anchovy Bread Crumbs and Egg Yolks, Dave asked Vivianne if she remembers “when we just ate normal food.” But then, although he did not care for the bitter salad, he admitted […]

Almost Half Way

Maternity leave moves fast – in fact, it’s almost half done already. The good news is that Leroy and I are finally finding a rhythm. So much so that I called Viv’s daycare today and said I’d be pulling her out of school on Fridays to stay home with us. I’ll tell you in a […]

From Approvals to Reality

From Approvals to Reality I oscillate between pure excited, pure dread, pure anger, and pure happiness while building this dang house. It is an intense process, and it comes with many surprises – the theme of this week’s surprises: mounting costs. Our house has the right guts: This whole thing started because we want to […]