Despre toamnă, a șasea parte (About Autumn, part 6) and Happy Thanksgiving

(You can find parts 1-4 here, and part 5 here.)

img_20181202_154233_845-1Here it is, the day before Thanksgiving and time to write my semiregular post on Autumn. The last was written in mid-October of 2017, over two years ago. I never got around to writing it last year, most likely because this time last year I was looking forward to another trip to Bucharest and not necessarily dreading the season. I was looking forward to the centenary of Romania’s Great Union Day, the parade, the Christmas Market at Piata Constitutiei, the street decorations, possibly a day trip to Brasov, and maybe even a little snow. All of that came to pass, and I had a wonderful time.

For the first time in forever (apologies to Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez for borrowing your line), Continue reading “Despre toamnă, a șasea parte (About Autumn, part 6) and Happy Thanksgiving”

Quote of the day

“And then there is the most dangerous risk of all — the risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later.”

― Randy Komisar, The Monk and the Riddle: The Education of a Silicon Valley Entrepreneur

Quote of the Day

“Even more despised than the Brunch People are the vegetarians. Serious cooks regard these members of the dining public—and their Hezbollah-like splinter faction, the vegans—as enemies of everything that’s good and decent in the human spirit. To live life without veal or chicken stock, fish cheeks, sausages, cheese, or organ meats is treasonous.”
Anthony Bourdain