“The simple hearth of the small farm is the true center of our universe.” ~ Masanobu Fukuoka All The Farms This Fall I had the pleasure of going to not one, not two, but THREE farms! I got to go apple picking twice, and last weekend, I went pumpkin picking. I definitely lived my best fall life this year doing ….
“When the seasons shift, even the subtle beginning, the scent of a promised change, I feel something stir inside me. Hopefulness? Gratitude? Openness? Whatever it is, it’s welcome.” ~ Kristin Armstrong Where are you Autumn? (Why can’t I find thee?) To soon? Bonus points if you know what song I just quoted changed. While Autumn is taking the slow meandering ….
“Designers want me to dress like Spring, in billowing things. I don’t feel like Spring. I feel like a warm red Autumn.” ~ Marilyn Monroe Fall Fashion Guys it finally FINALLY feels like Fall. (okay I am getting ahead of myself because it went back to the eighties this week, but beggars can not be choosers and I am definitely ….
“It’s Friday, Friday Gotta get down on Friday Everybody’s lookin’ forward to the weekend, weekend Friday, Friday Gettin’ down on Friday Everybody’s lookin’ forward to the weekend” ~ Rebecca Black Friday Favorites First of all I apologize in advance for getting that song stuck inside your head, but Rebecca Black’s It’s Friday is only fitting. I haven’t done a ….
“Autumn in New York, why does it seem so inviting?” ~ Vernon Duke You can take the girl out of the country but you can’t take the country out of the gal. Despite my love for the city, I also hold a deep appreciation for fresh air, seeing the sun as well as the stars, and wide open spaces as ….
“By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer’s best of weather And autumn’s best of cheer.” ~ Helen Hunt Jackson Keeping with the apple theme and also channeling a bit of childhood, my Mom, aunt, and grandmother use to make this scrumptious delicacy all the time when I was growing up. Yet as a chef and someone ….
“Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn.” ~ Walter Scott As a former pastry chef now living in the Concrete Jungle. I don’t get a lot of opportunities to strut my baking chomps. After all, I live in the city known for micro apartments where you are lucky if ….
“Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.” ~ George Eliot Living in the Concrete Jungle doesn’t give way to many fall like opportunities unless you hit up the local farmers markets on Sundays or take a stroll through Central Park as the ….
“What I do like is hiking. And that’s what filmmaking is. It’s a hike. It’s challenging and exhausting, and you don’t know what the terrain is going to be or necessarily even which direction you’re going in… but it sure is beautiful.” ~ Joss Whedon During the fall there is nothing like the colorful leafs painted, gently crackling in the wind, with ….
“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” ~ Albert Camus As a child I grew up in one of the prettiest mountain towns in the country. Of course it usually occurred in the fall. With leaves changing exquisite colors, and the air crisp but not yet chilly. You couldn’t help but fall in love with fall. ….