Chasing France's Past to Define the Future
Blog Wanderings

Chasing France’s Past to Define Our Future

The other day I received an email from a longtime friend — someone I’ve partied with, worked on non-profit events to raise funds in our community, someone I’ve philosophized about the world with — and I read it, thinking it was going to be one of those…

September 9, 2016
Pokémon Go challenge
Blog Brainstorms

Turning the Tables on Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go, the virtual reality game app that has been luring people ages 5 and up off their couches and out of their air-conditioned homes this summer, is the brainchild of an equally invisible mastermind. Controlled by Niantic, Inc., a subsidiary of game creator…

August 5, 2016
Fried Rice
Recipes Side Dishes Vegetarian

Perfect Fried Rice

Have you ever wondered how Chinese restaurants achieve that crisp and perfectly browned fried rice? Or how much oil goes into the pan to get the rice to that salty, umami perfection? I’ve tried so many methods to concoct the dish: I used to douse…

August 5, 2016