Archive for March, 2009

Feeding Wanderlust

Saturday, March 21st, 2009

They say it’s a buyer’s market right now.  I think mostly this refers to people looking for homes, but I’ve found the statement holds true for at least a few other things.  Travel is one of my bigger interests, and with weekly deals e-mailed to my inbox, I get fed a steady stream of temptations.  In the past few weeks, the desperate appeals from a couple of airlines have finally found the sympathies of this particular buyer.  So now I have tickets to Moscow in April and Athens in May.  Greece poses few travel challenges, but Russia, I’ve learned, is a completely different story. (more…)

There’s No Rabbit in Welsh Rabbit

Thursday, March 5th, 2009
Welsh Rabbit - safe for bunnies.

Welsh Rabbit - safe for bunnies.

I came to the conclusion recently that I’ve been in an eating rut. My daily routine relegates dinner to an afterthought that always catches me off guard as my roommates arrive home well past 7, and I suddenly realize that I should probably start thinking about eating.  So then out comes the Tader Joe’s tomato soup and grilled cheese or some other simple, fool-proof meal.  Grilled cheese and tomato soup is a great staple for bachelors.  The ingredients are simple: bread, cheese, tomato soup, and butter.  Plus I’ve got a handy panini-maker which saves me the step of even having to flip the grilled cheese. I must say, I’ve done plenty of experimenting, and I do believe I’ve finally found the ultimate (more…)

Getting Reaquainted with Neosporin

Monday, March 2nd, 2009
Yup, I still bleed red.

Yup, I still bleed red.

Skiing, snowboarding, rollerblading, boogieboarding, mountainbiking…  I’ve always had a thing for recreational sports that present a risk for injury.  On Saturday, I found a new one… (more…)