Thursday, April 26, 2012

Just a Minute: April Edition

recovering...I cannot wait to get home from this conference I'm attending. Sunday through to Saturday night makes for a looong week. For some reason I am unable to sleep in hotel beds. Every morning I wake half an hour earlier. Considering that my internal clock is still on central time, I'll be waking up at 3 AM before I can get home to my own bed again.

reading…I am currently reading Talking to Girls About Duran Duran, which is an 80's music related memoir. I have laughed out loud a few times already, and I'm only halfway through it. I'm really enjoying Rob Sheffield's take on Glam Rock and New Wave, but I just cannot get behind his recommendation of Haysi Fantayzee's Shiny Shiny though.

waiting...for our newest edition to the family! Maybe is getting a furry little baby sister. Her mother is a Mainecoon British Long Hair so our house will be filled with even more hairy tumbleweeds, but I'm so excited to get to experience the kitten stage, especially since we got Maybe as a two-year-old.We are deciding between Peut-être and Quizás for her name because both mean "perhaps" in French and Spanish, respectively. So far I'm leaning a bit more toward Peut-être because I like the nickname Tetra slightly more than the nickname Sauce.
watching...I just watched the last episode of the first season of Downton Abbey, the English period drama that follows a wealthy family and their servants beginning in 1912. I know I'm late to the party, but it really is sooo good. I am terribly worried about the future of one of my favorite characters. I'm so attached to him that I tried to make sure the actor is still on the show for the third season without finding out any other spoilers.

listening…Oh, you already know my faves this month.

loving…Mmm, have you tried these ? They are little bites of amazing. Be careful because it is really really hard to eat just one. I practically have to tape the box and bury it in the cabinet every time I break down and have one just so that "one" doesn't turn into six.

making...You know that too, actually.

Credit: Michael Kraus via Saveur

baking…This month's issue of Saveur is about bread. I am dying to try out some of those recipes, but I'm gonna have to wait until next weekend because I plan on being a lump for my one weekend day off before I have to head back to work on Monday.


  1. Congrats on the new addition to the family! The chocolate looks amazing and I've heard so much about Downton Abbey that I may have to check it out. Have you read Let's Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson, it is hilarious!!

    1. Thanks! Downton Abbey is fabulous. I haven't read Let's Pretend, but I've read the HR part and it was awesome. It's definitely on my to read list.