Posts Tagged ‘Apartment’

I have a question

I have a question

If, say, you were to stumble upon some fresh radishes at the market behind your apartment, and you happened to chop them up with japanese cucumbers and your favorite Korean green that you still don’t know the name of…if you squeezed a lemon over it and drizzled some good, chilled olive oil over it and […]


Summer Night, Around the House

Summer Night, Around the House

Thursday evening, Summer: A trip to the lab, drop off/pick up, a run on the river at sunset, This American Life, freshly picked flowers on the table, mushroom spaghetti, tending to plants, washing clothes, chatting with Doo, a blue couch and freshly washed windows.


Piccata

Piccata

It all started at lunch last Friday. I spied a photo of pasta something with something sauce and CAPERS, slammed the menu shut and declared, “I am going to make chicken with lemon caper sauce tomorrow.” “Excellent, I have planned nothing,” declared Erik, inviting himself over. And so it was that I found myself hosting […]


Perfect Rain

Perfect Rain

You know that perfect kind of day? You know the one. The kind where nothing is particularly perfect, particularly spectacular or amazing, it just is? And in that is-ness is the perfect? That kind. Because today was not the kind of day in which birds follow you down the street attending to the hem of […]


Tabletop

Tabletop

This weekend my kitchen table arrived, and with it, the burning desire to document everything I put on it. This weekend I put bread, jam, tea, tomato salad, homemade yogurt, kiwis, blank books, pens, hairclips, the iron, antihistamines and fresh ratatouille on my table. When I had tired of putting things on my table, I […]


Twilight

Twilight

I don’t spend nearly enough time in my apartment. I spend a disproportionate amount of time in a tall building downtown, where there are Lots of Things To Do. So when I have some quiet time, with quiet light, I take full advantage. It’s a long holiday weekend in Korea, already full with a stocked […]


Home

Home

Before I had furniture I had tchatchkes, breakfast, a view, a mismatched collection of books and a roll of Fuji 400H in my camera.


I Lived in a Cave for a Year and a Half

I Lived in a Cave for a Year and a Half

This is how Seoul is making up for it the second time around.