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From Yuck to Yum and Vice Versa: The Role of Experience in the Concept of Tastes

I remember reading an anecdote by a linguist who thought that, rather than “Mom” or “Dad,” one of the first words invented might have been more akin to “yuck.”  While I wouldn’t begin to be able to test that, this silly story may have more sense than is at first apparent.  1,089 more words


Three T's - Timing, Technique, Taste

My wife bought me 30 or so CD’s at a yard sale this past summer for $5.00.  That works out to about $.17 a CD.  You can’t go wrong with think kind of a deal. 653 more words


Post Surgery Update: Day 4

(Just tuning in? Read my diagnosis, pre op, and first post op posts by clicking on the links.)

By Thursday night, it was obvious that I’d developed an infection, either from having a weakened immune system due to the surgery, or from having my throat scratched up by the breathing tube. 1,359 more words


Quick Shrimp Pasta 

Since this is my first post on food, hope you guys like it!


1. Any type of pasta (one packet)

2. One medium sized onion… 197 more words


Lately, wake up at 6:23am sweating beneath the weight of things forgotten, locked away

Unmade sheets strewn sideways like a mouth

Lately bed, too-full, too-empty, threatens to swallow body whole… 211 more words


From Come, Come ye Saints to Pokerface

In the early morning hours of the day, where the light is peaking up over the mountains and the dew has just evaporated from its leaf, comes a clanging from atop the hill. 236 more words


How to make the perfect salad: the 7 must-have ingredients

On my ten week whole food journey, we’re eating a lot more salad. This has to be a substantial meal that’s packed with foods that provide a range of nutrients: protein, minerals, vitamins and energy. 606 more words