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Fifty Words for Rain

It is rumored that the Eskimo had fifty words for snow—you know, a word for the big fat flakes, and for the little tiny ones that don’t amount to much, for the driving blizzards and the gentle, sound-muffling windless storms.  I have not independently verified this, but I’d like to believe it’s true. I love […]

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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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