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Wisdom in a Whoopie Pie

Sometimes simple is best. Often, less is more. These are important life lessons that are easy to forget. But once in a while, the universe reminds us in the strangest ways. Sometimes, wisdom comes in the form of decadent, creamy brilliance packed between a pair of domed, luscious cakes. An Unexpected Treat I hadn’t thought […]

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The Dangers of Disappointment

Disappointment is a powerful adversary with a particularly annoying superpower: it can render us unreasonable—even stupid—in mere seconds. Most often, the effects of this despicable foe are fairly harmless, but be careful. Succumb too deeply and you might just find yourself out of your depth. Let’s take the case of Bonnie the Wannabe Snow Bunny. […]

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“Lady Gaga and Tennessee Williams Are Doing It” or Lessons from Campari—Part 1

Q: What’s bright red, bitter, alcoholic, filled with the crushed exoskeletons of insects (formerly) and wisdom?  HINT: Its not your Aunt Lydia. A: Campari; the greatest, most divisive spirit you may have never heard of. Piggybacking off the wild success of my little series of Things I Learned from Sauerkraut, I’ve decided to continue the […]

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