comfort market food

Originally posted on tangerine drawings:
I re-read Tamar Adler’s An Everlasting Meal over the holidays. (I also re-read at least 16 detective novels, of which I had forgotten the endings, and started to see the world in Dalziel and Pascoe tropes.) When I returned to Paris, the leaves outside my window had crinkled and crisped…

Forgetting the Madeleine

Originally posted on Longreads:
Frances Leech | Longreads | May 2018 | 13 minutes (3,315 words) ? I have friends in Paris who are now 4 and 6 years old. When I ring the doorbell at their apartment, I hear a clamor of footsteps and shouts of “Frances” and “Frances-madeleine” as they fight to open…

Beyond Words

Originally posted on Pen Your Heart On Paper:
“Some of my friends claim that there’s more to this poem than what meets the eye.?I wonder why. I mean, I was pretty direct and plain with my words. ?Dimension in another dimension? “ It is what it is. Right?? Dear sleep, It’s no news that we’re…

of witches and madeleines

Originally posted on tangerine drawings:
I wrote about madeleines and Hansel and Gretel and Chihiro and Cheburashka, and the witches in the background, in a story for Longreads. Above is a draft of one of the illustrations, one of my favourites. On the recommendation of a friend, I have also been listening to a series…

Far Distance 12”x12”

Originally posted on brian sostrom:
This acrylic painting is one of three in a series. Yesterday I sold one of the set but the buyer agreed to let me bring it to the Astoria show, June 9th, which was great! I was not planning on another show so soon and had signed up for a…

The Walking Dead

Originally posted on Kimmy`s artwork:
The Walking Dead has to be one of my favorite Tv shows ever. I love both the game and the show, and something both have in common is a white house. They have really different stories with different characters, but both have had something to do with a white…

overnight rye bread

Originally posted on tangerine drawings:
When I visited San Francisco, I was on a bread kick, sourdough in particular. It began with the Tartine book, and was fuelled by the The Toast Story which I have linked to before: When I called Josey Baker, the — yes — baker behind The Mill’s toast, he was a little mystified by the dustup…