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‘Fall’ in Real Life.

November 11, 2012 by


“Sunny California,” they call it. Twenty-four years, and it’s never given me a real autumn. So imagine my delight as the world around me begins magically turning to hues of gold! The wind begins to bite at my fingertips, and while I feel a chill building, I cannot help but smile warmly at the school […]

Georgian Snickers? Adventures in Food: Churchkhela Edition

November 4, 2012 by


If you drive down one of the main roads in the Georgian countryside or wander through an open-air market, you’ll probably see, among the bushel baskets of fresh vegetables and piles of melons and gourds, strings of what look like waxy dark brown hand-dipped candles. (Some people say they look like, well, less-savory objects. We’ll […]