Nilah Ate the Blog

Illustration, books, and baking… probably


Photo of a basket full of garden-grown vegetables: cucumbers, peppers, tomatoes.

So I Started a Homestead

All right all right all right, this is a post I’ve been meaning to do for a while.   For nine years, I lived in Los Angeles, renting a room in San Fernando Valley and hustling in Hollywood. Now I…

Screen cap from the film Jurassic Park. A Tyrannosaurus Rex leans close to peer inside the windows of a Jeep.

Jurassic Dreams

I have recurring dreams. One of these recurring dreams is Jurassic Park. Why, oh why do I dream about Jurassic Park? It is one of my favorite movies, but I tell you now, it makes a terrible dream scenario, especially…