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Cuisine. The Lost Hour. 09.22.21

A few times a year, I find my sharpening stones, put them into soak, take my knives down from their magnetic holder at their station, and I put the knives through ever-finer grades of stone. From the most coarse, I … Continue reading

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20 Years, Trillions of Dollars, and We Have Learned Nothing

We will never forget. …but will we will need think about a few things. How many people did we kill in Iraq after we invaded a country for no justifiable reason – and when the world knows the real reason … Continue reading

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Politics. “Honest Education” and why teachers must defend it in the US. 7-7-21

Critical Race Theory is a college-level theory course in which they examine how laws and economics, whether intentionally or not (but in most cases, it was intentional) created inequalities in society that cut along racial lines in the US and … Continue reading

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Cocktails. Strawberry Limeaid Gimlet

1.75 oz Aviation Gin.75 oz Napoleon Mandarine.75 oz Luxardo Marachino.5 oz Lavender syrup1.75 oz Strawberry syrupJuice of two limes Shake over ice for 20 seconds and serve in an iced gimlet https://www.instagram.com/tv/COb7uBYBdLn/?igshid=1m498eecoa95o

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Politics. In Honor of a Leader on the Day of His Birth. 01-18-2021

Usually, when people want the country to sing kumbaya, ignore trespasses and injustice, and not hold racist White folks accountable, they pull a random quote from Martin Luther King Jr. and weaponize his words for their convenience, much like oppressors … Continue reading

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Politics. The Age of Assholism. 11-8-2020

Many people are walking around on Twitter and Sunday morning talking-head shows, proclaiming that the reason why the race was so close, and that 67 million Americans voted for a known liar, alleged con-artist and rapist, and person largely responsible … Continue reading

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Politics. There Once was a Great Nation. 10.09.20

There was once a great nation called The United States of America, where people were proud to be American. It was a country of diverse cultures and communities that often kept their distance from each other, fought with each other, … Continue reading

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Politics. Taking down Statues is a beginning. 4-12-2020.

There will be quite a lot of people upset by this decision – mostly racists who tend to say they aren’t racist. They claim to only be honoring their heritage (of defending slavery), and that the statues were commemorating participants … Continue reading

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Politics. Nobody Listens to Cassandra. 04.02.2020

It must be horrible to be Senator Warren.   She instigates the Obama administration into establishing an agency to protect consumers from predatory lending practices, and an advocate for the banks and Wall Street undermined her efforts. A bunch of … Continue reading

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Politics. The Trap of the Feel Good Story. 03.26.2020

I love that people are stepping up and innovating solutions, and I admire that in people. This is humanity at its best and most generous. I am infuriated that we had and have multiple opportunities to be proactive about this … Continue reading

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