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We Got a Little Carried Away - Diary Entry from a Couple of Food Whores

It all began innocently enough.

A friend of ours recently underwent a grueling 10-hour back surgery, when it was expected to only be 6 hours; only by comparison does a 6-hour surgery seem like “not so much.”  You can imagine the mental and physical state of the surgeon at the end of it all.  2,010 more words




The atonal jewel in the broken heart

Of the wilted lotus and I guess I’m saying

That I can only guess given this heritage of rebellion 126 more words


The way it "happens"

I have been contemplating joining a gym for quite awhile, but gunshy, because …of all the usual reasons/excuses/life.  Today I stopped in and joined a gym. 105 more words

Happy Twentieth! In Defense of Pleasure

Happy Twentieth to Epicureans everywhere! Among the good news this month: we deepened our understanding of Diogenes’ Wall and SoFE has a new member, our good friend Jason–who is also, together with Tom of the… 1,167 more words


Shadow Work

My wife and I spent a week hashing out the darkest pieces of our relationship. Yelling, ugly-crying and defining the “same old shit” so that it took on new meaning that made each of us look at each other more clearly. 467 more words

Two of Me Now 

Pit-Pat-Pit , it sounds,
It sounds as rain hits the ground.
Tick-Tock-Tick, it chimes,
The moving hand sweeps away the time.

The earthen smell calls to me, 47 more words

Poetic Realm

Bus Trip

Today I will be getting on a bus
Because a different weekend lies ahead
From sleepy town to carnage I will thrust
In tinsel town tonight I’ll make my bed… 72 more words