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Thinking and eating. Can we do both?

I lead a lonely life, and to fill the fearsome void, I arrange dinner parties for philosophers. This involves detailed planning regarding the guest list. For example: What about having…

Get your napkin, the soup duel is on

Clear the decks and get ready for a fight. When the dust settles, we’ll have a champion. It starts the other day. I’m minding my own business. I’m getting in…

Turkey, a tail and some great French wine

I’m hungry. Very hungry. And I am confused. Very confused. I’m wandering aimlessly through the market. I am overwhelmed by the play of bright colors, but the stunning variety of…

When toxins are the only remedy

“OK, fat boy, your time has come.” “I beg your pardon, are you referring to me?” “I’m taking control here, chubs. We’re doing something about this situation.” “Situation?” “You’re thirty…

Food for Thought: Some nutty treats for nutty times

Nuts. It’s all about nuts, isn’t it? After all, it’s election season, and have you watched cable “news” or listened to talk radio lately? But, those kinds of nuts aside…

When all is dark, try meatballs

It’s dark. An oppressive present is frequented by failure, plague, despair, strife. The immediate future is vague, at best. It shouldn’t be this way. After all, it is springtime. In…

Know everything? There’s a future to screw up

“Hello, my name is Karl, and I’m a dilettante.” There are a lot of dilettantes out there, and I want to do something to bring us together. I’m starting a…

Flashes on a dark night in Paris

It’s dark. It’s rainy. It’s Paris. I’m ready to call it quits. We’ve been here four very long days, and the place is wearing thin. Don’t get me wrong, I…

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