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The Fat’s in the Fire

I can’t say that I obsess about gaining weight, but living in a developed country where beauty and svelteness are idealized, it is difficult to balance my desire for food with cutting calories. This morning I ate All-Bran topped with almond milk, low-fat plain yogurt, … Continue reading

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Looking Poverty in the Eye

I feel soiled. I have been stripped naked by a person who saw through me and found me wanting. Stopping momentarily at the intersection of U.S.Highway 50 and 115, I paused only long enough to look to the left and right … Continue reading

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