I considered culinary school after undergrad, but I wasn’t keen on endless hours toiling in such a male-dominated world.

So I became a lawyer instead. Right?! WT actual F was I thinking?!

It’s all worked out, though—my law practice supports my food and wine habits, and I get to cook for fun, rather than my keep.

I have travelled the world on my stomach, and I never tire of learning new foods. I do have limits—I am squeamish about certain body parts, I don’t do bugs or snakes, and I abhor liquorice. Otherwise, I am an unabashed gastronome.

I hope you’ll enjoy sharing these experiences! Chez nous, dinner parties start early with everyone pitching in, and they end late after hours of discourse.

Leave your mobile in the basket by the front door.

  • Vegetables grilling iwth a view of a sunset over the ocean

Moving to Mexico

By |November 11, 2018|Travel|

I started this blog to chronicle my first opportunity to re-visit three of my former expat homes (Laos, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Ghana, Liberia, Zaire, France, England). Life got in the way after I returned to America, but this seems like as good a time as any to re-start. Grab your passport and join the party!

Sweat memories

By |February 15, 2018|Uncategorized|

I’ve traveled a lot. Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know, I’ve said that before, but let's be clear: I’ve lived in a lot of places. So I’ve had the good fortune to get to know something of the people amongst whom I’ve