• Locked-Room Mystery: There Should Have Been Eight
  • Bibliosmia: A Smelly Book: Perfume
  • More Than 40 Chapters
    • I'm Glad My Mom Died
  • Lowercase Letters On The Spine
  • Magical Realism
  • Women In STEM
    • Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow
  • At Least Four Different POV: The Paris Apartment
  • Features The Ocean
  • A Character-Driven Novel: The Housekeeper and the Professor
  • Told In Non-Chronological Order: The Weight of Ink
  • Starting With The Letter "K": Kaikeyi
  • Starting With The Letter "L"
    • Lapvona
  • An Academic Thriller
    • The Historian
feb 18 2024 ∞
feb 20 2024 +
  • Amsterdam 2017
  • Thera 2017
  • Luzern/Switzerland 2017
  • Venice 2018
  • Crete 2018?
  • Vienna 2018
  • Prague/Czech Republic 2018
  • Berlin 2018?
  • Montreal 2018
  • Las Vegas 2018
  • Crete 2019?
  • Seville/Spain 2019
  • Marrakesh 2019
  • Lisbon/Portugal 2019
  • Chania 2019
  • Florence/Italy 2022
  • New Orleans 2022
  • Vilnius/Lithuania 2023
  • Crete 2023
  • London 2023
dec 16 2023 ∞
dec 20 2023 +
  • smoked ribs
  • miso wedge salad
  • roasted carrots, fennel, and onion
  • homemade bread
nov 29 2023 ∞
nov 29 2023 +
  • April
  • The hope spring brings
apr 30 2023 ∞
apr 30 2023 +

i can't put it into words or fully understand why, but i find my mind returning to them and i find myself feeling them

  • Primavera by Sandro Botticelli
  • Pulaski at Night by Andrew Bird
  • babbling brook sounds
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  • The New Pope season 1
  • Bratislava, Hungary
  • cacio e pepe and riesling in Brno
  • Late Spring by Yasujirō Ozu
  • being underwater
  • Fleabag
  • mountains
feb 6 2021 ∞
aug 23 2021 +

inspired by x

  • alcoholic drink : aviation
  • ancient civilization : Minoan
  • animal : black cat
  • artist : Sandro Botticelli
  • beach : Pseira
  • cheese : chevre
  • chocolate : milk
  • classical song : Moonlight Sonata
  • coffee : iced french vanilla latte
  • color : emerald
  • dessert : chocolate pot de crème
  • element : water
  • flower : peony
  • food : macaroni and cheese
  • fruit : pear
  • gemstone : emerald or ruby
  • gelato : stracciatella
  • Greek food : tiropita
  • holiday : Christmas Eve
  • ice cream : cookies n cream
feb 10 2021 ∞
aug 10 2021 +
  • always deduct points for citing issues even if they are unexplained/minor at the time. otherwise students don't bother to read the feedback. also send an email, now that i'm thinking about it.
  • not policing devices during class time is way easier than focusing on it
  • check with it even over little things like emails that weren't received. do it the first time around.
  • don't accept images that aren't within the document. do an all or nothing deal and make them figure it out.
  • 0s for ai that isn't cited. give them a chance to redo it and resubmit for up to 90%.
  • no attendance emails— what a waste of time.
  • "i know this is disappointing," is a great phrase.
  • "out of fairness to others," is also a gr...
dec 13 2023 ∞
dec 13 2023 +
nov 30 2023 ∞
nov 30 2023 +
  • dopiazeh aloo
  • fesenjan
  • aloo palak
  • nihari
  • peposa dell'impruneta
  • pasta e ceci
  • pappa al pomodoro
  • pasta fagioli
  • peposo
  • chorizo and gigante bean cassoulet
  • duck cassoulet
  • irish stew
oct 14 2023 ∞
oct 18 2023 +

cocktail hour

  • bacon-wrapped water chestnuts
  • lemon pepper salami bites
  • old fashioned

entree options

dessert

jan 12 2024 ∞
jan 15 2024 +
  • read Perfume
  • complete a puzzle
  • make focaccia
  • cook a dish that takes all day
  • hike at wiss
  • walk 2x week
  • pin mat
  • finish Yes Please
  • make peppermint bark
  • watch some videos
dec 1 2023 ∞
dec 1 2023 +
  • Piranesi by Susanna Clarke
  • The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
  • Build Your House Around My Body by Violet Kupersmith
  • Lavinia by Ursula K LeGuin
  • Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
  • Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
  • The Decagon House Murders by Yukito Ayatsuji
  • A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  • Birnam Wood by Eleanor Catton
jun 6 2023 ∞
oct 4 2023 +
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named for Gordon Ramsay and Ramesses II

  • Ram
  • Rams
  • Ramby
  • Rammy
  • Chicken
  • Mr. Cat
  • Kitten
  • Tuna Face
  • Ramazon Prime
  • Ramzan
mar 9 2020 ∞
mar 9 2020 +