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Small Bluetooth Speakers

Paleo Retiree writes: Currently living out of suitcases in a small, furnished sublet far away from our usual city, my wife and I recently found ourselves craving a speaker. Earphone-listening is great but sometimes it’s fun to share music, and … Continue reading

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A Good Nonstick Pan

Paleo Retiree writes: Over the years, my wife, an excellent home cook, has been unhappy with the nonstick pans she’s tried. They don’t distribute the heat effectively; they don’t impart any flavor; the surface loses its effectiveness in just a few … Continue reading

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Sign of the Times

Paleo Retiree writes: “Daddy, what’s a film camera? And why are they so cheap?”

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Farmers Market Find Du Jour

Paleo Retiree writes: One of the big pleasures for me of spending a lot of time in SoCal is the availability of cherimoyas, a fruit that looks like a hand grenade, whose flesh tastes like mango-pineapple-vanilla custard, and that was … Continue reading

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Artisanal Absurdity

Paleo Retiree writes: I present to you (drum roll, please) vodka distilled from fair-trade-certified quinoa: As someone who can’t taste much difference between vodkas, at least once we’re out of the “rotgut” category, I’ll be giving this treat a pass. … Continue reading

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You Can Buy Anything in New York City

Paleo Retiree writes: Wandering around the streets of NYC often leaves me marveling at the variety of what’s available for purchase. Just yesterday I enjoyed a visit to Sakaya, a store in the East Village that sells nothing but sake. Couldn’t … Continue reading

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