Tag Archives: Eating & Food

20 grams of protein

A post about food again–one that I meant to write about 2 months ago–but didn’t have time to. This post actually came out of a kind of experiment I did to myself as I decided to eat something new. In … Continue reading

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A happy thought…

Every day this week, on my way home from work, I have paused my bike ride at a spot on the bike path. I have stopped and picked mulberries. We have had so much rain this year, that the tree … Continue reading

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Interlude.

There are very few things that I like more than riding home in the warmth of June, stopping, creating a break, looking up, reaching, grasping, twisting; Taking. Enjoying the moment, with my hands covered in the blood of mulberries.

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Two thoughts…

.. that I had this weekend.. 1) I am Faust.  I want to know everything.  perhaps that will be my downfall at some point, but I know it’s true.  I think I am wise enough to manage this… i.e. I … Continue reading

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The Tastes of a Language

Languages–like the living organisms that generate them–change over time.  Some like to refer to languages as either “alive” or “dead” and to anthropomorphize them in various ways–and there is a case to be made for this kind of thing at … Continue reading

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When Central Governments are Kinda Helpful

Looking at this map: Horn of Africa Famine Information–Summer 2011 … one can discern some interesting information.. or at least make some interesting inferences.  As Andrew Sullivan has noted here, the true level of “famine” stops at the Somali border–not … Continue reading

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What is Wonderbread Really…

So.. today, I did a little cleaning in my office.  A co-worker has an extra table, and I needed to move some stuff in order to get it in my office, so I had to start getting rid of stuff … Continue reading

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Data point–Food

Although I had thought of an interesting post about my most common symbolic representation of relationships and social activities earlier today–I’m gonna hold off on that, because I’m just too exhausted to think clearly enough to get everything out that … Continue reading

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Subversive peasant cooking…

One of the things that I often like to say is that I engage in “peasant cooking” when I make food.  By this, I mean that the manner in which I cook and prepare food is almost entirely the opposite … Continue reading

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Random word usage inquiry of the day..

During my rather constant intertubes consumption today, I ran across the quote (I think on Andrew Sullivan’s page but maybe just on facebook…) by Oliver Wendell Holmes that went so: To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful … Continue reading

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