Recent is the transfer and the temper this time of yr, and I’ve a recipe so that you can match: Strawberry Hen with Avocado Salsa. It’s a shining instance of the easy, scrumptious pleasure that happens when acquainted, particular person substances unite to create one thing new and extra pleasant than they might ever be aside.
The concept of experiencing one thing acquainted in a brand new approach has been on my thoughts usually the previous few days.
Over the weekend, Ben and I headed again to Notre Dame for our 10-year faculty reunion. That is going to sound so (there isn’t a different technique to put this) OLD for me to say, however the campus has modified a lot since we have been there, I didn’t acknowledge it at instances. Was this the identical college?
Then, a couple of minutes later, I’d spot considered one of my favourite studying benches, or stroll a sidewalk I’d pounded a thousand instances on my technique to class, or better of all, hug an previous pal who was as integral to my expertise because the courses, late-night meals runs, and soccer video games, that I used to be again to feeling dwelling once more.
Very like the campus, within the final 10 years my pals and I have modified. We work new jobs, enter new life phases (so many infants!), and our lives have taken us locations we by no means imagined.
We additionally haven’t modified. The values, good humor, and respect that made us so shut within the first place are as current now as ever. It’s a pleasure, consolation, and blessing to spend time with somebody you’ve haven’t spoken to in years and have it really feel like hardly a minute has handed. (extra…)