Trying to make sense of the world and life through food and words.
Pets don’t come with instruction manuals but owners don’t need one to decode their furry friends’ emotions. As I tiptoe down the stairs at 6 in the morning and I nestle on the sofa between my dogs, I know that Ottie’s tongue showering my face is a sign of affection and Portia’s head in my lap signifies comfort and trust.
If you live in the Northern Hemisphere, we have entered Fall. If you are Jewish or Muslim, we are entering a brand new year. It’s not happenstance all these occasions coincide with the Autumn equinox as this was the time when harvesting drew to a close, and communities celebrated the bounty before squirrelling it away for the Winter. In any case, the days are getting a bit shorter and the air a bit chillier. I am planning to enjoy the cooler sun and the dissipating crowds.