Category Archive: Friends

PB&J Together at Last

So this happened: My amazing friend and critique partner, Jess Silva, came to visit me in Arizona! Two awesome days of giggles, baking (the most delicious snickerdoodles of all time, peanut butter and… Continue reading

Being Sacrilegious!

Was heading to the Petit Palais for an art exhibit about the photographer Le Grey. When my friends and I exited the metro, we met with a stunning sight. Yes, my friends, it… Continue reading

Something Strange and Delicious: Garlic-Buttery Biscuits

Here it is folks: the last Something Strange and Delicious recipe. As of this posting, there’s still another 36-ish hours to enter! You can win a hardcover copy of the amazingly creepy and… Continue reading

Something Strange and Delicious: Ginger Tofu Fah and Candied Ginger for Jie

The Something Strange and Delicious dessert I made for Jie is just like Jie herself: smooth, cool, and with a tight kick at the end. Jie is pretty much the muscle behind the… Continue reading

Something Strange and Delicious: Spicy Chocolate Croissants for Eleanor

Today’s Something Strange and Delicious adventure was, well, adventurous. When I asked the fab Sooz several weeks ago what Eleanor’s, the heroine of Something Strange and Deadly, favorite dessert would be, she answered… Continue reading

Something Strange and Delicious: Spirit Catching Beignets for Joseph

Second day of Something Strange and Delicious to celebrate the release of Susan Dennard‘s fantabulous steampunk fantasy, Something Strange and Deadly. Go check it out and love it. Buy the book. Make the… Continue reading

Something Strange and Delicious: Peach Pie for Daniel

So. Guess whose book came out today? Yeah, the great Susan Dennard’s, is whose. Her super delicious steampunk fantasy, with necromancy and debonair awesome, debuts today: Something Strange and Deadly. Buy it. Read… Continue reading

Being Wholesome in Sin City

I’m about nine hours before I start my epic journey back to Japan. Cross your fingers that I don’t miss a flight due to my own negligence again . It’ll be good to… Continue reading

So. I have a fiancee.

The other day my friend Eiko, codename Kunoichi, and her band, Stephanie, had a performance at one of the local culture halls. I didn’t know what to expect of the band going in,… Continue reading

Flamenco 2011: Playing with Shadows