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The Reluctant Cook: Cutting a Chiffonade of Basil

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As evidence of the video below, my knife skills are a bit lackluster, and the Chef’s videotaping needs a lot of work too. However, the Chef was giving me instruction on how to cut basil for our dinner last night and he videotaped me using a technique called chiffonade. That’s just a fancy little French… Read More ›

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The Reluctant Cook: Cutting a Chiffonade of Basil

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As evidence of the video below, my knife skills are a bit lackluster, and the Chef’s videotaping needs a lot of work too. However, the Chef was giving me instruction on how to cut basil for our dinner last night and he videotaped me using a technique called chiffonade. That’s just a fancy little French… Read More ›

Books »

Get Drunk

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Always be drunk. That’s it! The great imperative! In order not to feel Time’s horrid fardel bruise your shoulders, grinding you into the earth, Get drunk and stay that way. On what? On wine, poetry, virtue, whatever. But get drunk. And if you sometimes happen to wake up on the porches of a palace, in… Read More ›

Movies »

Nine for IX

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Shortly after Marion Bartoli won the Wimbledon tennis tournament on Saturday – arguably the most prestigious event in the sport – BBC Radio 5 commentator John Inverdale asked:   Do you think Bartoli’s dad told her when she was little, ‘you’re never going to be a looker, you’ll never be a Sharapova, so you have… Read More ›

Pop Culture »

Selfies Phenomenon

(2) Selfie at the ocean

You’re strolling along a ridge at the ocean during a beautiful spring day, the wind is blowing softly in your hair. The setting would make such a beautiful picture, you tell yourself. But since you’re walking alone and no one is around to capture your radiance, out comes your phone and the camera app is… Read More ›

Life »

Do I Know You?

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For many people the thought of a Class Reunion has no appeal whatsoever. The mere thought can be absent of any excitement, only dread. Why would anyone want to spend a night having awkward conversation with people they don’t remember and if you do remember them, why haven’t you kept in touch all these years?… Read More ›

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Where’s the comment option?

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It appears I overlooked, while setting up my profile, a comment option. Please visit and direct your attention to a video I posted from the creators of Soul Pancake. http://300wordlimit.com/comments/

Why 300 Word Limit? Because, really, who has time to write more...

You took the time to stop by and cruise around my site and for that I am very grateful. I'm looking forward to 2013 and letting the creativity run wild.

"Sometimes surrender means giving up trying to understand and becoming comfortable with not knowing." ~ Eckhart Tolle

PEACE. LOVE. HAPPINESS.

"The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart." -Buddha

p.s. I write, not to be read, but for the pleasure of writing.

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