Wednesday, August 21, 2013

August update: Scenes as of late.

Hi! Yes! I'm still alive! Really!

I know this blog has been super quiet as of late, and just know that it kills me not to be spending at least some time in the kitchen or behind a camera. With the deadline for the dissertation looming fast, large, and imminently, I've had to slap my own hand away every time I even *start* to think about anything but the thesis. But rest assured that I have been keeping an ever-growing list of Things To Do After the Dissertation, on which many, many recipe ideas have been jotted. So DfB will be back soon, I promise!

In the meantime, I do pop up every now and then on twitter and instagram. I mean, a girl's gotta stay balanced and sane somehow, right? Right? My doctor recently said at a routine check-up that I was healthy and the least stressed dissertator she's ever seen. Apparently, I'm doing it wrong! because all signs point to needing to be way more frantic than I am. :) But really, guys, writing a thesis isn't easy. Really. Thankfully, I've had good people along the way with the cheerleading, which makes it so much better. And it makes me appreciate the little moments that make me smile. Thank goodness they're instagrammable:

Oh! This reminds me. One of the items on my Post-Diss To Do List is to write a post about propping and food photography. (It's been more than a year since my last post about food photography, so it's high time, I'd say.) To that end, if you have any questions about props for me, please leave them in the comments below. I most definitely don't consider myself a stylist in any sense of the word, but there are certain things that I've found have worked for me and wanted to share my thoughts. So, I will try to answer questions you throw my way!

Okay, back to hyper thesis mode. Wish me luck, and I'll see y'all again on the other side (I hope)!