Monthly Archives: December 2010

Christmas Leftovers

Leftover green onions and spring-roll wrappers from the crab rangoon I made on Christmas Eve, have switched countries, but not continents. Somosas Onion, potato, garlic, frozen peas, green onion and curry powder sautéed until softened, then mixed with a small … Continue reading

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Christmas Of Make

The walls are hung with magazines I folded page by page into a diamond shape and then draped with a paper and string garland. The tree is power-packed with bows made from magazines, colored lights which illuminate drink umbrellas leftover … Continue reading

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Tokyo Godfathers

In 2007 it was Russia and Ukraine. 2008 was the year for India and Pakistan. 2009 brought a Dickensian Christmas. For 2010 Korea, China and Japan are the adopted countries. As I’ve been crafting decorations for my Tokyo-Pop Christmas, making … Continue reading

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Dhal/Dahl

Yeah. It happened. Dahl/dahl night. Fantastic Mr. Fox is such a unique movie, I’m glad I was prepared to be unprepared. As with most Wes Anderson films, the characters were charming, so tightly packed with a collection of normal behaviors … Continue reading

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Never Fail

For me, quality storytelling is when I’m able to realize the writers are steps ahead of me, giving the characters what not what they want but what they need, so I can just sit back and watch it all unfold … Continue reading

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