I am now reading A Life of One's Own by Ilana Simons (Penquin Books, 2007). It's a comforting-to-hold, insightful book blending theories of living from the books, diaries and letters of Virginia Woolf with those of the author and several social scientists. After reading the chapter titled Change Routines I decided to add the link (click on Ilana above) to this biking in Paris article. This would be my fantasy of an extended changed routine! In the meantime, I am happy taking a break to cycle about in my neighborhood.
BTW: I finished the Miranda July stories and found them to be appealingly breezy no matter how unsettling the actions of her characters. I am studying her sentences to see how she does this.
The casserole book is back on the shelf. In the realm of my kitchen, assemblage is not as easy as sauté, stir-fry or broiling. I did make the apple crisp (adding fresh cranberries) which turned out fine.