Archive for August, 2008

Aug 27 2008

Pretty Flowers

Published by under Food,Personal

Our lemon tree started getting clusters of buds a week or two ago and I mentioned it here. I am pleased to present two full-out blossoms that smell delightful, a bit like honeysuckle. I took Inari outside and made her sniff one and she liked it so much she came out from the experience with […]

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Aug 27 2008

Be a Man – Eat Meat

Published by under Philosophy

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about why we, in this culture, tend to see a man who doesn’t eat meat as being… feminine. Michael got a comment this weekend that spurred my thoughts, but it wasn’t an unusual comment or even one that I – at some point in my life – would not […]

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Aug 22 2008

Phishing for Compliments

Published by under Internet,Personal

I’ve spoken a few times about how I fell victim to a phishing scam as a direct result of my utter and complete stupidity and lack of forethought. I was not so much threatened by the internet as by my own sleep-deprived decision making skills. I was angry and I was also pretty embarrassed because… […]

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Aug 20 2008

Our Container Garden

Published by under Food,Personal

It’s getting to be Fall, and our plants are drooping with fruit. Well, they’re not really drooping, and most of them aren’t really fruiting too much. Our Brandywine tomato plant, despite its lack of sun, is managing to ripen several fruits. The flavor of the tomato is incredible… umami to the extreme. Our cayenne is […]

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Aug 19 2008

Eating Vegan AGAIN

Published by under Food,Health

Michael has decided he wants to go vegan again. He’s working mostly off of a food pyramid from wikipedia. We realized, upon studying the pyramid, that we went about veganism all wrong previously. All carbs and veggies, hardly any protein. Even still, I frequently cook meals that contain almost no protein whatsoever. I hate to […]

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