Category Food

Thanksgiving

Eighteen people representing four generations, four states and two countries, all under one roof! The culinary winners? Justin’s yams and Lady’s apple pie. Love these people!

Towers, churches, and polenta dolce in Bergamo’s Citta Alta

I’m in Italy this weekend with my twin sister, Heather, and her husband and in-laws. The in-laws are living in Milan as mission presidents, but they took a break from presidential duties to show us around. We started out this morning with a stop in Bergamo, where we spent an hour or so exploring the […]

When you get to Italy

The first thing you do is make home made bruschetta.  Yummm.

Work and waffles in Brussels

I’m in Brussels for a quick work trip. Took the Eurostar over this afternoon and of course the first thing I did upon arriving was get a gauffre in the gare. Because that’s what you do.  Then work work work till late, and then (drumroll) a walk down into centre ville for a pita . […]

Seattle! 

Last week in Madrid and Munich, next week in Seattle. I flew out on Saturday to have a weekend without work.  Justin met me at the airport with a bunch of lilies.  Then we got some tacos to stave off jet lag for a few more hours.  And then went to his house where my […]

Tagliatelle in Munich

Two days in Munich and all I saw was the office and the Marriott. I ordered room service to avoid losing time in the restaurant–the hope was to get out for a run through the city center.  Sadly, the pasta was not delicious and I still ended up working till 1am. 

Salmon at midnight in Madrid

When one misses one’s flight and gets in to Madrid too late for a proper dinner, one makes do with smoked salmon and sparkling water.   Life could definitely be harder.