Overdue & Overflowing

When I accepted my current job, over the phone from San Francisco, my schedule was supposed to be Sunday to Wednesday. Truly an awesome schedule, especially when you considered that my shift starts at noon. It gave me most of the standard weekend, which is pretty rare in the bakery/restaurant biz. Alas, I got to LA and after my training ended, that schedule didn’t fit the bakery’s needs. We agreed on a new one, Wednesday to Saturday. Still a good schedule, leaving me Saturday mornings free and giving me all of Sunday. (Why four days a week? It both fit their needs, and also mine. I wanted to dedicate a day of the week to my own work, at trying to get a bakery launched.)

Close-up of the chocolate babka's inner swirls.

Close-up of the chocolate babka’s inner swirls.

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Three Months In

This past week, I marked three months of living in Los Angeles (again). Hard to believe that that much time has already passed by on my second round of LA living! If you pay attention to this blog, you likely noticed that it’s been dormant lately. Not a single post in all of April, and now here we are, halfway through May and finally I’m back at it. Unlike my travels to Europe or Guatemala, unlike pastry school, unlike living in the SF life, there hasn’t been as much to report on while in LA. Or, there hadn’t been. But now that I’m settled into more of a routine and accustomed to being here, I’m starting to use my time in more interesting manners.

Sidecar visit #1: K and I got a little breakfast before our field trip.

Sidecar visit #1: K and I got a little breakfast before our field trip.

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