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I bought some beautiful hachiya persimmons with the intention of making them into hoshigaki. The persimmons sat in the fridge, neglected, until well past their ideal state for the project, which requires them to be firm, and not quite ripe. Like so many fruits that are just on the edge of edibility, these had a […]

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The last two weeks have been hard. Most of the people I know have moved through feeling  distraught, shaken up, numb, shocked, outraged. Indeed, the stages of grief. It has been traumatic. One of the things the election made acute for me is how long it takes to feel connected to, and rooted in, a place. […]

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I understand why people seem frustrated with resolutions, and why there’s a backlash against the exuberance of the fresh start and the clean slate that dominate the media the first two weeks of January. But I’m not with them. I get that the shitty part is the sense of disappointment in ourselves when we don’t […]

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