The Pleasure of Cooking Your Own Food

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Cooking my meals is one of the best parts of my day. I wouldn’t trade it for restaurant dishes or ready-made microwave treats.

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The Writer’s Diet

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Athletes have healthy diets, and so should writers. Writing well gets easier when our belly is healthy and our brain and body are both well oiled. There’s a growing body of research that suggests we have a “second brain” in our gut, that the bacteria in there contributes a great deal to our physical and mental health, and that if it’s not taken care of, our whole body suffers. As writers, we should take that into account.

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Have You Ever Thought About Giving Up Meat?

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I like the taste of meat, its texture and flavor, but I don’t like where meat comes from. It’s more than a year now since I stopped eating meat and don’t worry, this isn’t the kind of post that will enumerate the benefits of the vegan diet in an effort to persuade you to stop eating meat. It’s only a request that you take the time to consider what you put in your mouth.

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