January 3, 2012
As a rule, I don’t make New Year’s resolutions. New Year’s resolutions were made to be broken, or worse, completely abandoned. Do you know anyone who has ever actually kept a New Year’s resolution throughout an entire year? I don’t. The problem is that in order to carry out a resolution, there needs to be a certain urgent and necessary motivation to sustain it. Most of us create a resolution at New Year’s because it’s often a time of reflecting on our successes and trials over the past year, and wanting to become better we say we are going to improve ourselves this year through “x”. It all seems well and good, but if you really felt a need to alter your life in some form, would you have waited all the way until New Year’s to make that happen?
March 10, 2010
Last month, Michael Rulhman asked the world, “Why do you cook?”. Before figuring out why we cook, I think it’s worth examining our relationship with food – the two are quite related. Now I’m not sure what constitutes a “normal” relationship with food, but as time has gone by I am getting the impression that [...]