Things I learned today: Capitalism is going to destroy my future/translation as a profession. (Get rich schemes, translation marketplaces, and companies that want mediocre/terrible translations fast and cheap vs really good translations at a normal price and human speed. See? I paid attention to the guest speaker in class today.) Asians’ lack ofÂ nose-bridgesÂ make wearing glasses […]
We recently had a pumpkin carving event at the volunteer organization I work at and we picked out about four pumpkin’s worth of pumpkin seeds. I decided to try roasting pumpkin seeds for the first time, and they were actually pretty easy. The only roasted pumpkin seeds I’ve ever eaten have been the bulk, hulled […]
So anyone who’s been to Walmart or Stokes with me knows that I am obsessed with all kitchen appliances and accessories. I don’t know what it is. Even before I was big into cooking, I remember going to Walmart with one of my floor mates in residence and having him whine about me spending too […]
The thing about going to places where there’s TONS of food (aka a wedding) is that I get to try so many different things that I want to eat. The wedding I was just at had probably the best potato salad I’d ever had, a variation of this salad, delicious cabbage rolls, the best chicken […]
The past mother’s day weekend has been spent at Edible Arrangements, dipping hundreds and hundreds of pieces of fruit in white and dark chocolate. The thing I love about this job is that my boss loves good quality fruit bouquets AND she lets me eat my own mistakes.