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Eating Shark and Going Berserk in West Iceland

I did it. I tried the delicacy known as hakarl: fermented shark meat. I visited a farm that makes it. The family has been doing this since the 1800s and still does. But they’ve also found a way to attract … Continue reading

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Breakfast in Bed

Apparently Ollie fancied breakfast in bed this morning.  Adrian sent me this photo of what he encountered when he arrived home after running some errands.  Ollie had dragged his food dish from the mud room all the way up to … Continue reading

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Dinner: A Small Accomplishment

It always feels so good to make a good home cooked meal.  I realize this is what people have done since time began, but it still feels like an accomplishment, on the small scale, given the other pressures on my … Continue reading

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Corn: Keeping Summer Honest

Corn is one of summer’s fleeting delicacies.  And, despite all of our agricultural improvements, and the facility with which we can get food from anywhere in the world to our plates no matter the season, corn is a stubborn holdout: … Continue reading

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