Nutritious, Beginner-Friendly Banana Bread

Dear Reader, Are you a procrasti-baker? If you are looking for a sweet, nutritious distraction, check out this banana bread recipe! This banana bread recipe is: Packed with proteinFree from refined sugar (aka table sugar)Suuuuper easy (if you have the right ingredients) TRIGGER WARNING: bananas were harmed (brutally) in the baking of this bread INGREDIENTS... Continue Reading →

Smells Like Spring

Dear Reader, Happy spring! …or is it really? If you live in a place like Boston, the transition to spring is noticeable. At the end of March, the evenings become longer, the days become warmer, and pollen is in the air. While many of these changes are gradual, they can build up and infuse one... Continue Reading →

The F Word

Dear Reader, Is it better to have tried and failed than to have never tried at all? I guess it would depend on how badly you failed. I’m in graduate school at the moment and, boy, is it one long struggle bus. At times, it has been stressful (more here) and at other times almost... Continue Reading →

The COVID-19 Diaries (April 2020)

Dear Reader, Can you believe that we have muddled through a full calendar year under the oppression of COVID-19? Last month, I looked back on how quickly the coronavirus situation surged in the U.S. by revisiting some of my March 2020 blog posts (more here). Today, I would like to continue and conclude this reminiscence... Continue Reading →

Like the Blog, Get the Book!

Dear Reader, Do you have Little Free Libraries in your area? If not, you have at least probably seen one online as these street side book hubs are becoming more and more popular. The concept is simple — you can take a book or leave a book. Never have I come across a Little Free... Continue Reading →

What Hurts The Most

Dear Reader, A curious thing about the human experience is that something that is commonplace to one individual may never, ever be experienced by another. While this sentiment can be applied to a variety of situations — privilege, prejudice, etc. — I’m specifically, thinking about pain. More, specifically, I’m thinking about my own personal plight... Continue Reading →

What Should I Read Next?

Dear Reader, I feel so lucky to be alive in a time when psychological thrillers books are thriving. I am a part of a few different Facebook groups, where daily, someone posts some version of the question, “what should I read next?” So, for those of you who are fans of psychological thrillers (and have... Continue Reading →

Banana Butter Ice Cream

Dear Reader, By now, I’m sure you’ve heard that you can make “ice cream” with just a ripe banana. But, today, I would like to put a little twist on this classic recipe and give it a little extra protein. This recipe is super easy, delicious, and more nutritious than traditional ice cream. But, because... Continue Reading →

Once in a Cold Dark Winter

Dear Reader, “It’s amazin' what a bit o’spring can do.” If you are among the rarest 1% of creatures out there, you did not read that above line, you sang it in your head in a cockney accent just like Mrs. Beaver did in Narnia The Musical. (Yes, there is a Narnia musical). The rest... Continue Reading →

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