Category Food for Thought

“Not all those who wander are lost” (or, From Food Blogging to Truth-Seeking)

Not all those who wander are lost – J.R.R. Tolkien Upon graduating from NYU with my masters degree, after 6 straight years of Higher Education, 20+ years of being a full-time student, my primary concern was finding “a job”. I don’t think I ever gave much consideration to what would happen next. No one really […]

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Making Space for Awe – the Strangeness of Travel, Seattle edition

When I stop to think about it, air travel starts to seem like a truly strange thing. You wake up at home, in your bed, where things are familiar and “normal”; you go to the airport, those strange places where people bustle about, revealing the complexities of human nature; you enter the “time warp” of air […]

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Up Next: Food Philanthropy

When I started this blog over the summer, I had high aspirations and big goals about where this platform might take me. Unfortunately, I did not have the time to invest in those big ideas, and i began to feel stagnant. I spent much of December and January making a point to write (daily, if […]

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Turmeric & Rose Water Lassi

No art ever came out of not risking your neck. And risk – experiment – is a considerable part of the joy of doing, which is the lone, simple reason all [writers] are willing to work as hard as they do. The open mind and the receptive heart – which are at last and with fortune’s […]

I am a Dreamer and a Thinker

I am a dreamer and a thinker / I wonder what the future holds… In 5th grade, I wrote an “I Am” poem. A few years ago, my dad found it, had it framed, and gave it to me for Christmas. Re-reading it all those years later, what struck me was the fact that at 10, […]

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