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Week 1 is done!

I’ve successfully made it a whole week without intentionally falling off the dairy-free wagon and into a plate of cheese! Although, as discussed earlier in the week I did have some label reading issues that led to some unplanned dairy … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

In the collection of books that I bought for my nook immediately following 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea was The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. I started reading them around Christmas. I think I was expecting more descriptions of action and … Continue reading

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Reading Challenge 2012: Just Read Things

Unlike the past few years where I’ve set down for myself a list of books that I wanted to have read by the end of the year, this year I’ve decided that I’m just going to set a number and … Continue reading

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VT’s Portion Control Challenge

Seventeen days into the new year and this is the first blog post. I’ve been slacking; it is time to get cracking. The Spring Semester started up today and with the thought of new beginnings in mind, I decided that … Continue reading

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Review: The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane

This book was the most recent Bathtub book (which is to say, a book I keep by the bathtub so that I can pretend to have the time to be leisurely whilst having a soak before bed). In this tale, … Continue reading

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Review: The Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela

At the beginning of 2010, my sister and I saw the movie Invictus. It is an excellent sports film about the 1995 Rugby World Cup and Nelson Mandela’s enlisting of the South African team to win the cup and help … Continue reading

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Color

This is one of the images from the month themed ‘color’. I liked the look of the orange wall. The chair seemed lonely and expectant to me. by

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Photography project

The theme for this month is : Apple pie. I wasn’t quite sure what to pick, so I went to the OED and went with the word of the day. I figure that there are many literal and metaphorical places … Continue reading

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American Gods

I feel like I should love this book. Really, I do. (I also feel like I should have read it way before now instead of letting it languish on my shelf, but such is the way of things.) In this … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Homework Assignment: Food Matters

Yet another documentary in my netflix queue on what to eat and the impact of what eat on our bodies and the planet. This one focuses primarily on nutrition and medicine, making the claim that healthy, organic, plant based diets … Continue reading

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