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Eating With Ones Hands

The first time I ate Ethiopian food I was in my twenties and a little put off, yet fascinated, with the idea of eating without utensils. The overwhelming spiciness of the food soon rendered my …

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Sunday Morning Music: The Mekons

In 1985 I was living in Boston, crashing with a friend of my sisters, as I looked for an apartment to start my soon to be failed literary career. One of her roommates and I shared …

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Fasting Is Fascinating And Fun

For whatever it’s worth my body seems to have a good constitution for fasting. It has been a decade or so since I last did a full-on fast, as opposed to cleanses that I like …

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I Know My Psoas Is Tight When…

I have been dealing with a minor, but nagging, neck thing for a while now. Even though it is my neck that causes the trouble (ache and discomfort in the scalene muscles) if you are …

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