Monthly Archives: July 2010

Uh oh STA! Here comes Foucault along with some other sources on ethics and consumption

So way back when we started this project, I suggested that one reason I was doing this blog was to critically reflect on and experiment with virtue ethics in relation to my/our consumption habits. Up until now I haven’t theorized … Continue reading

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Chocolate

So I just started reading an article about Foucault, virtue ethics and consumption habits (an article that fits extremely well with one of my primary interests in this blog–I hope to write about it more later), when I came across … Continue reading

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I heart Angry Catfish

This summer I am trying to drink my lattes at home instead of spending $4 a day on them. So far I have been really successful; I rarely ever go out for coffee, especially in the morning. But today I … Continue reading

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Shopping with FWA

FWA wasn’t feeling well today so he stayed home from camp. By lunchtime he was hungry and was (surprisingly) agreeable to my suggestion that we walk to Nokomis Beach for lunch and then shop for dinner at Oxendales. FWA requested … Continue reading

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Using the iPad for cooking

Last week, STA and I bought some bok choy at United Noodle (along with a whole bunch of other cool stuff, including Pocky Sticks for Men–for men because they are dark chocolate). We used my iPad to find a recipe … Continue reading

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The Value of Failure: Versions 3, 1 and 2

Note: This blog entry is posted on all three of my blogs: (making/being in/ staying in) trouble, It’s Diablogical!, and Unchained. Right now I am attempting to juggle three different blogs. I really like how these blogs highlight different aspects … Continue reading

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FAIL?

Beer (for 2!?) at the Library: Is this a FAIL? What do you think, STA?

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After some failures, (some) success

I was worried about what our vacation might do to this blog, its mission (or whatever you’d call it), or at least to my own motivation to participate in it, and not without reason. It wasn’t just that we broke … Continue reading

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Our trip: the good, the bad and the bad tasting

STA, RJP, FWA and I just got back from our big summer trip. First we went up north–Duluth, the Porcupine Mountains, Copper Harbor, Houghton (where I was born), Crystal Falls/Amasa. Then, down through Wisconsin (Appleton). And finally ended up in … Continue reading

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