Monthly Archives: December 2010

On the Street: Gummi and More

                                                                                                                                                                                                           During a short walk through my neighborhood the other day I noticed these items of detritus strewn along the sidewalk.  They kind of brought to mind images of Christmases past: oranges tucked into Christmas stockings; butcher’s twine securing packages … Continue reading

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Blue & Orange for Solstice

  I. Blue I sub-titled this blog looking at food because of my dual interests in both how food looks and how it tastes. Food in its natural state, uncooked, growing in a field, in a package, in a pan, on a plate. And … Continue reading

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A Raptor’s Lunch

We generally have completely different names for animals once they transform from being a living creature to being food, at least in this culture, in this language. Different words for decidedly different states of being: Sheep becomes mutton, cow becomes … Continue reading

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Ate/Eight/8 or Birthday Topf

The way I see it, most everyone in the world has two New Years per year. There is the collective event celebrated by a culture marking the beginning of the annual calendar. Whether it involves lighting firecrackers, eating grapes, watching … Continue reading

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