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Fourteen Days

Wednesday, January 21
I had a shitty lunch with my dad. The food was good.
Wife started menstruating.
Watched Waiting Room

Thursday, January 22
Finished building livestock transport box. 381 more words

Enero en la nieve / Snowed in January

No, no estoy en Buenos Aires muerta de calor (¡ojalá!). Después de la semana en Nueva York, nos vinimos por trabajo (no mío, de Mat) a Corning, un pueblito ínfimo, 400 kilómetros al noroeste. 899 more words

Libros / Books

Confused? Why is nutritional advice so contradictory?

Why in the world is nutritional and health advice so confusing and contradictory? How can best selling nutrition books – each with plenty of references – argue for such different things?I’ve outlined below a few of the main reasons we are all so confused about nutrition. 1,227 more words


Sugar, Sugar, Everywhere!

I’ve known for awhile that sugar is ubiquitous in modern day food. I’ve watched an eye-opening lecture from Dr. Robert Lustig on this topic ( 470 more words

Health & Fitness


Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation is a terrific book which everyone who is even remotely interested in cooking should read. Even if you are not interested in cooking, you should still read it. 333 more words


Books have had an incredible influence on my life

Books have been a part of my life since I could get out of the house on my own. For the last several years I’ve posted brief reviews of various books; sometimes on Facebook, sometimes on LinkedIn, sometimes on B&N or Amazon, and sometimes in a blog. 302 more words

Guy's Letters

The Scientific Case of Foodism

In the last five years or so, interest in all things food and our food system has become very popular – in books, TV shows, and celebrity restaurant flanuering. 826 more words

Food Systems