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cashews

Today I researched cashews. Did you know they’re from Brazil? I always thought they were from India. They didn’t get to India until 1560.

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danger

me: Crackers? Erik: That sounds dangerous. me: Snacks are dangerous! That’s the nature of snacks!

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another

Today was another fantastic mail day. I got a letter from my loved one in Australia as well as a mix tape cd from her that I haven’t listened to yet. I feel understood and known. I also got a letter from another dear one and she sent Dreams of Donuts 9 as well as […]

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released

Like a dove at a goofy wedding, I’ve been released from North Carolina! Hopefully I’ll be off until the 6th when SAT starts. Erik’s working outside the home today and yesterday. I’m seeing P this afternoon. It rained a lot yesterday, but we went for a walk in the late afternoon. The roses are blooming […]

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ynfytyn, zine symp, penpal letter

I got this fantastic mail today–issue 5, 7, and 12 of ynfytyn. And a Portland zine symp postcard from K in Portland. And while I’m scanning everything, a letter from one of my dearest penpals. I had a lot of trouble with her handwriting for the first year or so.

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sensitive

Leaf blowers, chainsaws, hedge trimmers, and most motorcycles are all things I need to get away from when they’re making sounds. Today I was at the park and a worker had a very loud edger. He was coming nearer, so I got up and moved to a different part of the park to finish the […]

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cornbread, bassoon

Yesterday I baked vegan cornbread. I hadn’t made it for a long time. It’s made with maple syrup. It’s sweet but very good. Today Erik suggested that I write an essay about the six years I played bassoon, so I did. I even illustrated it with super-cute old fashioned looking clip art, something I never […]

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unraveling the biopsychiatric knot

http://theicarusproject.net/biopsychiatry-knot-future-visions2 This essay was written by the good friend of my good friend. I find it delicious food for thought.

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we wild flowers

A new friend sent me this link to her blog. http://wewildflowers.wordpress.com/

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vegan banana walnut cookies

I decided to try a new cookie recipe today. It’s a recipe for vegan banana pecan cookies, but I used walnuts. I googled around for it and couldn’t find a link–I probably got it from a livejournal community. banana pecan cookies 1 overripe banana, mashed up with a fork 1/3 cup canola oil 2/3 cup […]