Monthly Archives: August 2010

These biscuits look good

So for the past few years, I have wanted to make biscuits; I love biscuits. I craved them all of the time when I was pregnant with FWA and RJP (and right after too. I vaguely recall making STA track … Continue reading

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Why Bother?

In STA’s last entry he posted an awesome animated lecture by Žižek (did you know that RSAnimate has lots of cool videos on youtube?) and discussed the limits of working for social transformation and developing better ethical consumption practices through consumerism. … Continue reading

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Žižek says what I’ve failed to…

And not just because of his cool accent. This short video brings together several strands of thought I’ve been struggling to synthesize in my head, along with bringing worlds together: I know of Slavoj Žižek’s work through SLP, but I … Continue reading

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One more thing I really don’t like

High-fructose corn syrup. I have never really liked it, yet I find myself (and my kids, FWA and RJP) eating it too much. It’s time to break that habit, especially after checking twitter and seeing STA’s tweet about a study … Continue reading

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Now I really don’t like Target

While I don’t think we (me and STA) have explicitly mentioned it on this blog, one of the mega-stores that we are trying to unchain ourselves from is Target. Way back in May we declared that it would be a … Continue reading

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