Election Fever

October 25th, 2010 by Emma Durand-Wood

Normally I don’t take much of a political stand here on WoMH, but a few flyers that have recently landed in my mailbox prompted me to write a few thoughts on this year’s civic election. I think elections generally bring out the extremes in a city: candidates range from the incredibly popular to the incredibly strange, […]

Do you Shmoo?

October 22nd, 2010 by Emma Durand-Wood

Before I went on mat leave, my wonderful group of colleagues took me for a farewell lunch. When it came time for a celebratory dessert, I was heartily encouraged to try the feature dessert: Shmoo. At first, I thought the waiter was kidding around; I’d never heard of such a thing. Well, it’s real, it’s […]