The Beatles LOVE stickers, Yellow Submarine era. These were a gift to me from my friend Erica, our first year as volunteers at Sundance, 2000 I believe. I remember deliberating over buying them or not and she just jumped in and did it. Love her that way. For a long time they lived on my …read more
Farberware 10″ stainless steel pan This pan has lived in a cabinet, scarred with the burned-in remains of dishes past, for almost 3 years. I can’t remember what marked up the bottom so badly, but it happened in Brooklyn, and this pan has seen little to no action since then. So why keep it? We …read more
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins Months later, I’ve finally finished The Hunger Games trilogy. I think book two was my favorite, and I’m excited to see how they handle the movie. Deana and I just watched The Hunger Games the other night (actually two nights) and I thought it was enjoyable, although the movie seems to …read more
Murano glass envelope opener. Another wonderful and thoughtful gift from my parents, but something I will never use.
Murano glass wine stopper. File this under the thank you-but-no-thank you category. My folks recently vacationed in Italy, and aside from having a fantastic time, they brought me back this wine stopper. I find a number of things odd about this gift. First, they gave it to me while I’m in the middle of this …read more