Get Grounded.

Close your eyes. While you are at it, take off your socks and shoes.  Walk around the perimeter of wherever you are—with a goal in mind. Get up, take a breath, and feel around.  Maybe your hands will graze the edge of a dry, painted wall, the familiar comforter of your bed, or the damp […]

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Pimples Are “In”!

Whether you are a girl or a guy, the first hour of the day probably consists of prepping yourself to go out into the world.  Some care more about what people think when they see them than others. There are also those who don’t give a damn what impression they bestow on others, and create […]

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Pie Day

Have you ever woken up one morning and felt especially in the mood for a certain food? Well I woke up today, in the mood to make pie. Not just any pie, though. It needed to be one of those “perfectly” manicured lattice ones that no one really eats, instead acting as window decor (you […]

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It’s Not a Cookie

What is a Madeleine? The Madeleine is a type of French butter cake, however everyone usually refers to them as cookies. They are pretty easy to bake, but there are a few steps that you should not forget to do, if you want the real thing. I am here to say that Madeleines are not […]

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Markolit: A Microcosm of Israeli Food

Dingy lighting, old-dirt encrusted tiling, and maybe a bright red shopping basket or two is what you are greeted with in the entrance.  Upon taking a few steps to the left, you become well-acquainted with the gist of the rest of the store: you know, your average convenience store— with an Israeli twist.  When you […]

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