My Life in Movies

(Something completely silly I wrote a few years ago when snowed in and bored) Movie my brothers got taken to see while my mother was giving birth to me: Return of the Jedi First movie I can remember seeing in a theater (the library screening room, IIRC): The Fox and the Hound Movie I fiercelyRead More




Replacing a Coat Lining

I’ve been meaning to write about replacing a coat lining for months–I’m either very late, or very early! J has a now-vintage winter coat from Structure (the former men’s line from Compagnie Internationale Express) that has held up to much abuse over the years. The lining finally gave out though (and was hanging from theRead More


Kitchen: Fireball Whisky Truffles

(This recipe disappeared off Fireball’s website, so use it at your own risk!) 20 ounces bittersweet chocolate (60 to 70 percent cocoa), divided into a 12-ounce portion and an 8-ounce portion, finely chopped 2/3 cup heavy cream 1/4 cup ( 1/2 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature 3 tablespoons whiskey About 1 cup Dutch-processRead More