If you are careful....if you use good ingredients, and you don't take any shortcuts, then you can usually cook something very good. Sometimes, it is the only worthwhile product you can salvage from a day: what you make to eat. With writing, I find, you can use all of the right ingredients, give plenty of time and care, and still get nothing. Also true of love. Cooking, therefore, can keep a person who tries hard sane.

John Irving The World According to Garp


There is more to life than work.


Some outside interests


Since I'd rather be enjoying these things than updating my web site, don't expect regular updates!