Nelson just flew in yesterday for a visit, so the Penner brothers are reunited and looking for Trouble. I am confident that this will mean Trouble in the Kitchen: strange ingredients, new recipes, and lots of experimentation. I also think that Trouble might involve their hijacking the car and going camping in the Adirondacks in the next few days. What with the cooler weather we’ve been having, I hope they’re ready to get cozy!
Late last night I submitted a paper that I’ll be presenting at a workshop next week. After several weeks of reading up, several days of head-scratching writing, and then a burst of ideas, I feel like what I produced is a major accomplishment. On the other hand, I talked over my dissertation plan with an advisor yesterday and I realized that the paper I just wrote may offer material for what is only a very small fraction of the whole thing–maybe a third of a chapter? This is going to be a long haul . . .
Hoping to eat good food and get out to enjoy the beautiful fall Ithaca’s been showing us these past few weeks.