Word Quick Fixes

Quotes, aphorisms, unforgettable one liners. They are like Pilates for the mind. Just as with a dedicated pose/stretch you can, anywhere and anytime, de-stress or re-energize yourself, so too these little morsels of mind food can get you out of a funk or lead you to a deeper level of introspection. A long time ago, …

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Loanwords

LET'S TALK Fusion, in the kitchen, is the mixing of cuisines (ingredients and preparatory methods) from differing or foreign cultures. From this marriage emerges an entirely new "blended" eating experience. This mix has the ability to ignite interest and excite bored and demanding palettes the world over. Indian spices in an Italian dish or a …

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Snippets of Life (from A to Z) “W”

THE LETTER "W" Words. So many words jostling and competing, some surviving and thriving, while others are left behind to die. The trick was to maintain a watchful eye for the good ones and to immediately welcome them in. On stormy nights the wind whipped wildly along the eaves whizzing down the drainpipe and wrangling …

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The librarian

As long as I can remember there were books. In the beginning, picture books alphabet books and pop up books. Much later (High School and University) textbooks, encyclopedias and dictionaries. However, in between these vastly differing spaces of time, reside the most important books and reading of my life. So let's back up a little... …

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