Memories with Food: Fancy Wine and Cheese Party

foodmemory

I’m nervous, because I haven’t “thrown a party” in the States ever, because I’ve never had my new graduate school friends over to my apartment… I’ve never even had an apartment to myself before! So many firsts happened, when I got fancy cheese (I see manchego in the picture – a hold-over from Spain, where I had lived until 3 months before this party… I think I remember always worrying that people thought I was boring when I talked about it, because I was always thinking about it in those months). People had fun at the party though – my good friend E first really hung out with the boy who would become her long time love (they’re still together, nearly 4 years after that party!), I met people I still like and respect now, and we enjoyed sitting in the hammock on my tiny, rickety balcony. I cannot say I miss that time, with all the vulnerability and new-ness of life in the States again, but I can say I’m proud of my past, brave self!

 

Advertisements

6 comments on “Memories with Food: Fancy Wine and Cheese Party

  1. What cheese did you eat and what wine did you drink?

    Liked by 2 people

  2. Elizabeth says:

    You reminded me of my first dinner party in Cambridge: veal parmigiana. Before I knew about veal!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Jon says:

    Those cheese & cracker presentations were just AWESOME

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Sorry this is off the topic of the post, but I saw you were following my blog. I would like to thank you for supporting my blog, it means a lot to me. If you’ve been enjoying my posts you may want to follow my blog on my new domain therosetintedchapter.com. I’m not sure if my old followers will automatically be moved over or not, but if you enjoyed my content I would recommend double checking. Thank you!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Be you and everyone will feel your love and joy. You are an original and let your light so shine.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. You and these food memories! They keep digging into my food memories!

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s