Monthly Archives: April 2012

food for thought from the NWA times…

Why is that certain professions carry the unfortunate stereotype of not being a “real” job, the kind of categorization that somehow demotes the worker to being less than capable or efficient because the pay is less or the work not … Continue reading

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spring ardor.

“Full of fresh scents Are the budding boughs Arching high over          A cool green house: Full of sweet scents, And whispering air…” There is something so delicious about spring…fresh flowers blooming, fragrant herbs, and green lettuce in the garden. Peonies are … Continue reading

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hummus pizza

Sometimes I just plain luck out at work and get to take free pizza home. The irony is, I don’t eat pizza. First, I come home smelling like it every single day. Pizza grease is not really my favorite scent. … Continue reading

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man vs. food vs. man

Once again, I found myself watching a clip of the travel channel show, Man vs. Food. And as before, I was again struck with our culture’s glorification of such a ridiculous and unhealthy “sport” that simultaneously tells us gorging is acceptable. I … Continue reading

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paydays gone awry

If I can ever make it through one recipe, as it is actually written, it will be a miracle. Not that I set out to modify instructions; I’m not bent on being a rebellious rule breaker all the time, but … Continue reading

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1/2 of a 1/2

Saturday marked the first race of the 2012 year. Unwilling to commit to the entire 13.1 miles of a “full” half marathon, I recruited a friend to be my 2nd half so that we could run the relay. The Bentonville … Continue reading

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