The Range of Comfortable

Take any aspect of your life.  There is a range that you are comfortable with – no matter what aspect you think about. For instance – when it comes to food, we all have a range of types of foods and tastes that we are comfortable.  Andrew Zimmern has a wide range of tastes that […]

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Restaurant Japanese

You can all be fluent in Restaurant Japanese or Restaurant Italian. If you’re a sushi fan, you know how to order what you like.  You know the fish names in japanese.  You know what kind of roll or sushi you want.  You might even be able to order off the regular menu because you’re familiar […]

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Friends I Eat With

…….. are the really, really good friends. Have you ever heard of Dunbar’s Number?  Here’s another post about it. Friends that I eat with are friends.  We have all sorts of friends on Facebook and Twitter.  Thousands of friends – thousands of followers.  Do we even know what a friend is these days?  Don’t get […]

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Talk to Strangers

I know most of you that see this will think – I’m not suppose to talk to strangers.  Yes, we teach that to little kids.  It’s a great rule – for little kids.  Some of you are adults – I don’t think little kids read this blog – but you’re older now.  It’s okay to […]

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Purge Friends

I heard someone say that today.  Think about that concept.  Let me break it down for you. purge  (pûrj) v. purged, purg·ing, purg·es v.tr. 1. a. To free from impurities; purify. friend (frnd) n. 1. A person whom one knows, likes, and trusts. 2. A person whom one knows; an acquaintance. 3. A person with whom one is allied in a struggle […]

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Beef Tongue and Chicken Liver

What does this have to do with identity?  I’m not sure, but I am going to a restaurant tonight that serves this.  Maybe I’ve been watching a few too many documentaries on food – especially the stuff that most people throw away. I was born in the philippines.  Filipinos eat some crazy, nasty stuff.  I […]

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The Seduction of Free

se·duc·tion/siˈdəkSHən/Noun 1. The action of seducing someone. 2. A tempting or attractive thing. free/frē/ Verb: Make free, in particular. Adverb: Without cost or payment: Have you ever been to Costco on the weekends? You know where I’m going with this right? They have all of these tables set up with free samples. The smells fill […]

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