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Spring Break, Part II

April 23, 2010 by

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I have just had the best spring break ever! My friend Ania and I survived for six weeks with one backpack each and a broke student’s budget. We hopped from plane to plane, hostel to hostel. After 6 weeks, 15 flights, and 8 destinations, I have completely wiped out my bank account and last stores […]

Dear Kind Stranger…

October 28, 2009 by

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I had a terrible day a couple of days ago. I lost my keys! That may not seem like a big deal to you, but it certainly was to me. On my key chain I had my house key, my room key, and a little electronic beeper thing that functions as a key to our […]

Toughen up, kids

October 19, 2009 by

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Ok. I’m taking a quick break from reading the 924 pages of Pamela I need to finish (and write 2000-3000 word essay on) before Thursday. After writing that sentence, I’m beginning to think that this little diversion is a bad idea. Oh, well. I’ve committed myself. What prompted this post is an article I’ve come […]

How my parents met

June 3, 2009 by

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My dad and I were driving home in the car together this afternoon and we started talking about how life is determined by a series of interconnected events. Dad and I always have our most philosophical conversations when we’re driving. Maybe it’s because the action of driving and physically moving forward gets people thinking more […]

ESF: Pollan and me

May 13, 2009 by

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So as promised, here’s the story about my attempt at making a seasonal/regional dish for my ESF class. As I mentioned in the previous post, Michael Pollan’s Omnivore’s Dilemma has helped our class think about challenging the mass production/fast food industry. In his book, Pollan recounts his personal quest to make a meal solely from […]

ESF: Pollan and me

May 13, 2009 by

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So as promised, here’s the story about my attempt at making a seasonal/regional dish for my ESF class. As I mentioned in the previous post, Michael Pollan’s Omnivore’s Dilemma has helped our class think about challenging the mass production/fast food industry. In his book, Pollan recounts his personal quest to make a meal solely from […]

ESF: Pollan and me

May 13, 2009 by

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So as promised, here’s the story about my attempt at making a seasonal/regional dish for my ESF class. As I mentioned in the previous post, Michael Pollan’s Omnivore’s Dilemma has helped our class think about challenging the mass production/fast food industry. In his book, Pollan recounts his personal quest to make a meal solely from […]