Shit I did in the last two weeks while I was too crazy/busy/tired to post

I will be so happy when this semester is over, and I no longer have that unshakeable feeling of impending disaster because there are too many balls in the air and surely they will come crashing down any moment. OK, maybe a tad dramatic, but it has been a busy two weeks. They might have been less nutty if I hadn’t taken two weekends away for roller derby tournaments, but I had fun and can’t bring myself to regret them in the slightest. So here goes, my post about catching up. I know I don’t need to because as my …

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Candied Ginger

I’ve been doing a bit of web design work lately, and one of my new clients is my writing coach, Chris of Firefly Creative Writing. I’ve been on a few of her amazing writing retreats, where she plies us with home made delights like strawberry scones and ginger-almond granola. The ginger granola is delicious, and so I decided to try and make a candied ginger ale, a slightly modified recipe from Brooklyn Brew Shop Beer Making Book (I omitted the cloves. Cloves are evil.). I even made a little movie, where I learned that I really need to start turning the phone sideways …

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