Monthly Archives: March 2007

Skin deep? Not those tattoos

So, I am sitting on a stationary bike at Bristol Health and Fitness, pedaling lazily. I am far more focused on the book I am reading than I am on the reality that I am supposed to be getting something … Continue reading

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Scaling the Junk Food Pyramid

I spent a sizable part of the last month traveling on a book tour, which meant that most days I was eating pretty much like an 8-year-old. Actually, that’s not fair to most 8-year-olds. Let me rephrase that: I was … Continue reading

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Getting Real

Somewhere in Senegal, there is a chimpanzee hunting with a stick. There might be another one there sharpening a twig into a small spear. This is alarming news if, like me, the original “Planet of the Apes” movie from 1968 … Continue reading

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The Idylls of March

The other day I was asked what my favorite time of the year is in Vermont, and I surprised myself by answering, “March.” It was a reflexive and completely sincere response. Now, I probably wouldn’t have come up with March … Continue reading

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Grand Theft Auto: Hollywood Style

It is an indication of just how uncool I am that last year I was in Los Angeles the night of the Academy Awards, but I spent most of the evening at the airport because the town car that was … Continue reading

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