Monthly Archive:: December 2012

A sneak preview

I’ve been threatening to compile a book of my blog entries for some time, and it looks like it’s finally going to happen! I just ordered the final proof copy of Thoughts on Translation, and here’s the cover, designed by the incomparable Sue Campbell. Sue is a fellow Coloradoan and I found her through our

Off-topic: baking your own Swiss walnut bread

Ever since my family returned from our summer in Switzerland, I’ve been meaning to try some Swiss baking techniques. Swiss baked items are often simple but delicious, relying on excellent ingredients rather than complicated techniques. Almost every bakery in French-speaking Switzerland seems to make a version of this bread: a whole wheat loaf with lots