I’m going incommunicado for the next 40 days, so in the meantime please enjoy 40 daily updates about my favorite things. They’ll all be tagged “Lentils 2014” because what’s the point of being religious if you can’t have a sense of humor about it?
bursting with sunlight
on the branch
When I traveled to Brazil in 2010 I had the opportunity to visit a family farm. There, among the orange and lime trees, my host showed me a coffee plant. The plant’s seeds – or, as we know them, coffee beans – were still too green for harvest. Nevertheless, I plucked one and carried my illicit cargo back to the U.S.