Category Archives: Food and health

Thoughts of a Semi-Self-Quarantiner: When you see a fork in the road, take it.

Fenster writes: Previously on Semi-Self-Quarantiner: 1, 2. My last post on the virus has not yet gone viral.  But that will not stop me from piling on.  So here’s another.

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Couldn’t Do It Today

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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Carbohydrate Hell is (For) Other People

Atypical Neurotic writes: It’s been a while, but I’m back, I think. Anyway. This past week I was at a conference at a small ex-teachers’ college rebranded not very long ago as a university on the role of the humanities in … Continue reading

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Feels Accurate

When I was a student in France — a long, long time ago — I was amazed at how much time the French spent à table. Then, when I returned to the States, I was amazed by how prone Americans … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Things in 2017

Blowhard, Esq. writes: As you will quickly notice, we’re a grouchy, grumpy lot, all of whom are too old to keep up with new things, so this list consists of our favorite things we encountered this year whether or not … Continue reading

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Real-People Video: SoulfulT

Paleo Retiree writes: It’s been a couple of months since the last time I watched a feature film, fiction division — easily the longest time I’ve gone without watching a feature film since the late 1960s. Given that I was … Continue reading

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Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: How organic is your organic milk? Does Allan Benton make America’s best bacon? My wife and I think he may. Reason’s Jesse Walker praises Stewart Brand’s wonderful book on architecture, “How Buildings Learn.” Walker includes links to … Continue reading

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