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vintage & verbatim

Once upon a time, I applied to many colleges. I wrote several essays, none of which I loved half as much as this one.

I’m leaving it unedited, partly to pay homage to my younger self and partly because I’m too darn tired to revise it. 552 more words


Farmers affected by Karur’s dye industry to exercise NOTA

Story and picture from Down to Earth, for detailed attribution visit @Graffiti

 Ninety-five-year-old V Ammayappan is just back home from hospital after a kidney surgery. But this farmer from Melapalayam village in Tamil Nadu’s Karur district is determined to cast his vote on April 24 when elections to Lok Sabha will be held in his state. 70 more words

How to Curb Your Appetite

I’ve been searching for natural ways to curb my appetite as I adjust to my weight loss eating plan. I have always been a heavy snacker, especially since I spend eight hours sitting at a desk. 254 more words


Live Below the Line: Day 2

Last night before going to bed, we found a recipe from Marin Mama Cooks blog that would allow us to “pre-cook” the steel cut oats. You put the oats in boiling for one minute and then you let it sit out overnight. 486 more words


What is the cost of Living?

Before digital cameras,before one hour film processing,illustrators that needed a reference photo used Polaroid cameras.I used a Polaroid “Land Camera”
,which I purchased in the early 1960′s. 464 more words


Live Below the Line: Day 1

I woke up this morning feeling hungry (not sure if it was because I ate an early dinner last night or the fact that I knew I would be challenging myself to live on $8.75 worth of groceries for the next five days). 538 more words



Some of my friends rarely hear their father say “I love you”. I hear it everyday. My mother was one of seven children that grew up without hearing “I love you”. 218 more words