What is your name and where are you currently?
Mike Karam, I’m currently in Haddam, Connecticut at my weekend home.
Are you where you normally live?
Normally you could find me at my apartment in Brooklyn Heights, but during the quarantine my partner and I are staying at our house in the country.
What are you currently reading?
Bunny Williams, On Garden Style
What are you currently watching?
Just finished Ozark and Homeland. About to start watching Hollywood. I’m also re-watching the Ken Burns documentary The Roosevelts on PBS.
What are you currently listening to?
My meditation playlist on Spotify, Lou Doillon, Natalie Merchant and The Cranberries
What have you been eating the most? Do you have a recipe to share?
Luckily my partner Nick loves to cook, so he’s been cooking a lot of pasta, soups, baking breads and grilling. He made this incredible spiced chickpea with coconut and turmeric soup. I think it’s called “The Soup” from the NYT.
Here’s the recipe:
How are you moving your body/exercising?
I’ve been doing a lot of gardening and landscaping projects. I built a stone wall, a little boardwalk path to the stream, laid a bluestone patio, and now I’m onto spreading an enormous pile of mulch to make the plants happy.