Running into myself

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Every so often, I run into myself. Yesterday, I came across a radio interview that I did last November for the Culinary Media Network. Of all the interviews that I did, I felt that was one of my favorites and I never promoted it. As I listened to it, I forgot that I discussed the experience opening the boxes from my life in London a couple of years ago. What’s funny is that I just happened to be writing about this yesterday, as part of my second book. We also talk a lot about “one day” and the loss of plans that so many of us make for “one day…” That struck me, as two good friends of mine lost a parent in the past two weeks.

The funny thing about interviews. You never know where the subject is at the time of the whole thing. In this case, I was sitting outside the place our in-laws rented for Thanksgiving in Bend, Oregon. The kids were playing Xbox, the dog was barking and so I opted to sit outside — in 34 degrees. I was looking out at the snow. Hence, if you listen to this, why I sound so shivering, cold and downright sniffly.

At the the end, we talk about how I plan to write about “How Kathleen lost 20 pounds” on my blog. As an update, I’ve 14 pounds since January. I’m down to 37.9 percentage body. I still have another eight to 10 pounds to go…

About katflinn

Kathleen Flinn is the author of "The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry," "The Kitchen Counter Cooking School" and "Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good." All are published by Viking/Penguin.

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