Day 99: Plov

Plov, glorious plov.  Italy has risotto, Spain has pallea, Uzbekistan has plov.  It's so much more than just rice.  Plov is a beloved national obsession.  Wedding plov, Navruz plov, Thursday plov, plov for every occasion.  The significance cannot be underestimated, nor can it can be truly appreciated without experiencing it, smelling it, eating it, tasting … Continue reading Day 99: Plov

How My 2016 New Years Resolution Had a “Trickle-Down Effect”

For the entire 2016 calendar year, I committed myself to the next step in becoming more of a minimalist. In order to accomplish this, I made a New Year's Resolution to not buy any clothes for an entire year. I had many fashionista friends tell me I'm crazy and that it's a terrible idea, but … Continue reading How My 2016 New Years Resolution Had a “Trickle-Down Effect”