Unexpected Paths: a revamp

There’s a brilliant line in the movie Julie & Julia where food blogger Julie Powell says that blogs are inherently narcissistic, it’s always about me, me, me, right? So here’s me being all about me, me, me. I just wanted to let you know that I’m taking a mo to revamp Symposiia. It’s still going…

Lemons into Limoncello

warning: a very personal post When I was 21 years old, I had just gotten my bartending certificate and only had a few months of experience with alcohol. I didn’t know what the hell I was doing. I was trying to be crafty and artisanal; I sliced some grocery store lemons into perfectly equal, beautiful…

Hi, for the first time.

I have been agonizing over how to write this first post for a very long time. Since 2016. I meant to start this in 2017. And here we are, in 2018, several drinks in on a night when I should be working on a graduate school assignment and finally inspired to write. I have been…