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The Edible Pumpkin Patch

Originally published in “A Stone’s Throw” column in the South Pasadena Review newspaper, October 2014.

Fall is by far my favorite season. There’s a chill in the air (however faint this year), leaves turn a brilliant yellow and orange, and whiffs of pumpkin waft all around. 657 more words

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Flower Power Lamp 1

I like projects where the customer wants a main topic, a good idea of color, and leaves the rest to my imagination. I was asked to make a girly lamp, with flowers and girly colors. 16 more words


New Candles

I made a couple of new candles for this go-around of Eastside Handmade. This warty gourd is my favorite:


Indian food for the week

This week’s Indian meal consisted of cucumber kichadi, sorakkai paal curry (bottle gourd), muttaikose kulambu (cabbage) and ghee-lentil rice with green beans, peas and carrots.




This is the blog of two self-involved brats ladies currently living and studying in Montreal, Quebec. We are named Ilana and Anastasia. Anastasia’s the one writing this post, because a) studying for contemporary art history sucks, and b) Ilana has been loafting on this. 173 more words


Doing Christmas Shopping at Arts and Crafts Events, December 6, 2014

Last Saturday I checked out a couple of local arts and craft events that were being held at two different places on the same day. It was due mainly to the fact that some friends of mine were working at those events and I wanted to say hello to them. 285 more words