Wednesday, April 7, 2010 @ 21:24:56

I know, I have been woefully neglectful of my blog. Between planning a vacation, wedding, honeymoon, and continued home renovations, I have allowed my blog to suffer. My apologies to a virtual non-entity.

My New Year's Resolution for April is to blog more often. It's Naw-Ruz - the Persian New Year, so it's as good as time as  { read more... }

Monday, September 7, 2009 @ 20:56:03
I love to play poker. I mean, it is a visceral joy.

It ties me to my father and to my roots in a way that few other things do. Thankfully, it's also something at which I'm pretty well skilled. I might not be able to take down Johnny Chan, or even my Uncle Frank for  { read more... }

Tuesday, August 4, 2009 @ 23:43:15
Spring is like the six o'clock hour on Friday evenings.

Much like the joyous burst of freedom that comes from the end of the work week and the anticipation of an unknown weekend with infinite possibilities, spring is redolent with the future, with growth, and with the promise of unfurling and youthful abundance.

This must be why, every year, we plant.  { read more... }

Sunday, May 31, 2009 @ 12:44:22
We're almost there!

While this kitchen project has taken longer than expected, we have also replaced the roof and all the windows in the house during the same timeframe. We're almost done with the kitchen:

New cabinets, lighting/wiring, flooring, plumbing, appliances, and a vented hood have been installed. The old textured drywall was patched, floated,  { read more... }

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