An exercise in awareness

Hobbies are what keep me sane. In a world wrought with responsibilities, hobbies are a way for me to learn about myself in a free, reduced-stress environment. If I were a composer, what would my music sound like? What would it say about how I view the world? And of course, would engaging in composition in … Continue reading An exercise in awareness


The Night Cook

Fritanga, Nicaraguan, Latin food

Many of my friends grew up without learning how to cook. Either they were shooed away while their parents were in the kitchen, or their parents themselves didn't cook much at all. In either case, they were kind of orphaned from the rich culinary traditions they may otherwise have inherited, and I think that's unfortunate. My own siblings didn't … Continue reading The Night Cook