WanderLust -- the documentary of my travels, and crazy day-to-day life in various places around the globle.
Things without which life would just be less fun:
real (snail) mail par avion, LAVENDER (for food, par-fume, and viewing), the first: snowfall-blossoms-90degreeday-turningleaves of the year (though I would not be opposed to taking a plane to see all of these if I lived in perpetual warmth), FondaFarrellLauraKiren, red wine, James Scott Vince Charles Michael, Politics, languages, leadership development, sushi, Cilantro!, restaurant research, microbrews, HONESTY, Paris, my family, cookware, chess, wrapping gifts, prayer, holding hands, Mediterranean men, cheap flights, Thailand, laughing, Elise, NPR, a great cup of coffee, the arts, persimmons, languages, London, Oxford (OH), champagne brunch (at the peninsula, in HK, preferably), salts and honey, pomegranates, lychees, avocados, good cheese, baking (from scratch), the perfect dress, SMILING, learning, soy milk lattes, Italy, Moet, the Buckeyes, new music finds, (Mother) Mary, ten-keys, traveling, talking till the sun comes up, new friends, English breakfast, Sakura season, reading, uni et natto, new adventures, Lush circa 2003, anthropologie (yes, -ie), various teas, curries, readingreadingreading, Anne, independent music & films, planning trips, Persian food et culture, uncertainty, yoga, squirrel/chipmunk/Eskimo/butterfly kisses, can I say (cooking) knives without sounding creepy?, Williams-Sonoma, India, Excel, Ethiopian food, chopsticks, cross trainers, cross country adventures, long train rides (sans the chinese military), *NEW ADVENTURES*, jumpinghoppingskipping, momo no hana, Columbus, calla lilies, midnight talks en whispers, woody allen, crafts, life long friends, flower arranging, ginger and green tea, kaiten, ***yaki neku*no really*i LOVE yaki neku***, making /eating salsa/guac, buying and wrapping the perfect present, RECIPES, playing detective, international relations, my kitchenaidstandmixer, New York, taking classes(!), playing night owl and early bird, dance and twirl breaks, Kate Nicky Julie et Caity, creative uses for household miso, christmas tunes, lingering hugs, y lastly, long walks.
I abhor: yelly music, burning sauces, washing dishes, makeshift capris, when flower petals litter the floor of my apartment, et holes my knitting.
I love: the crazy gift of LIFE!
"Je reviendrai vainqueur, ou ne reviendrai pas."