The Long Tail Wag Goodbye

The house is just so quiet now. No more metronome tail-hitting-the-floor action. No more leaning–almost destructively–into chairs and walls, eroding marks into the paint. No more lumbering downstairs at the sounds of our voices; or a passing dog; or the mailman; or the UPS truck; or a dog passing by; or a dog barking in […]

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The Sweetest Class in Chicago: Chocolate 101 at Chocolat Uzma Sharif

I first visited Chocolat Uzma Sharif during our World’s Slowest Marathon, which I wrote about for Men’s Health. It was proper fuel, indeed.  A few weeks ago, I discovered that my favorite Chicago chocolate shop, Chocolat Uzma Sharif, offers a Chocolate 101 workshop (I highlighted the class in a piece I wrote for Midwest Living, which you […]

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