Monthly Archives: June 2013

Back at Starbucks – 7 (And they’ve ruined it)

I dropped this thread 2.5 months ago (because it was worn out), but now I unexpectedly find myself at Starbucks so it’s time for another post. I come here, partly to consume their product, but mostly to have a place … Continue reading

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Bread: Can I beat Jim Lahey?

I previously posted this question as to whether the America’s Test Kitchen variant of Jim Lahey’s famous No-Knead loaf is superior. That triggered my notion to start experimenting with my own variations and today I’ll report a somewhat strange result. … Continue reading

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Eating makes your hungry and hungry makes you eat

I think the vast majority, at least 90%, of nutrition “advice” (or even more laughably, ‘wisdom’) is junk and rarely do the authors even try to connect any of their ideas to science, since in fact science rarely has anything … Continue reading

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Popular press mangles reports on studies

After two weeks of eating freely and not obsessing about food, now I return to more of the nutritional and health nonsense, especially as the popular press distorts and often even reverses what a study actually says. I should have … Continue reading

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I’m back

Yes, vacations have to end sometime. I’ve returned to the world of hot and humid and sticky (but beds and bathrooms) from the world of cool dry mountain air (but tents and canned goop for dinner). It’s an interesting tradeoff. … Continue reading

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Finally here – Wyoming

After two long driving days now I’m at base camp, ready to head to the mountains tomorrow. Rain was the story for Saturday’s drive, at times so hard even high setting on windshield wipers weren’t enough. But the storm was moving … Continue reading

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Wyoming is a go!

While there are still a couple of possible impediments that could stop my trip it now looks like a go and I’ve switched my mindset into travel mode – getting excited, but so much to do. After confirming I can … Continue reading

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