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Category Archives: Mental Health

Fear of the Un-Scone | Whiskey Fig Banana Scones

“Fear of the Unknown” by Siouxsie and the Banshees


One of my personal rules: don’t give out problems unless you have solutions or suggestions!

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The Question | Cinnamon Sourdough Waffles

Post #253

I have bloody scrapes on two fingers, a nice purple bruise and cut in one calf, a ruined batch of flapjacks, too much sugar, and a cancelled personal training session. 

Then there’s this.



Snow. I love snow. I’m game to drive in it. Having an adversarial relationship to the weather changes little about what’s in front of me when look out the window. Extending that idea, yes, my fingers may be bleeding (did you know dark chocolate is a so-so pre-workout but a great anticoagulant? Found this out the hard way!), but generally life is going well.  My bills are paid, my apartment is warm and well-stocked, my car works, my job is interesting, my friends and family love me (and I them!), and I have artistic projects in the works. Someday it’ll be Saturday night. Why is it so difficult to accept success?

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Fluffy Bunny, Curse Reversed | Graham Crackers

Fluffy Bunny, Curse Reversed
“For what has been, thanks! For what shall be–yes!” 
–Dag Hammerskjold
What doors are you going to keep open, once opened?
Premise: I don’t like marshmallows.
s'mores bars vegan gluten-free | Gothic Granola

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Vodka Muffins | Mercurial Musings

Part I of Cooking with Hard Liquor



Vegan pica. That’s all that justifies this recipe. I wanted to make
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News Roundup

<meta>I go through this swing every Thursday and sometimes on Saturday: OMFG, so tired. I’m just going to go home and sleep and fuck the blog post. No one’ll notice. Ahhh, now I have an idea. Oh shit, I didn’t cook anything this week. Well, I’ll be up late anyway. Ooh, now I’m looking forward to my fireside chat/captive audience. Man, lemme loose at the keyboard! I have ideas and pictures to share!</meta>

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Pumpkin & Press

Power, paleo, pumpkin, press, pensamientos.

Reading is wonderful. As I’m not driving as much during the workweek, I read for news. I’m going to do what my grandparents on both sides fear about blogs: share my opinion! As if I don’t any other week.

paleo pumpkin bread vegan gluten-free | gothic granola

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Going Clean II: Detox Tea

Having your head stuck up your ass so far you can’t see is the wrong kind of flexibility.

detox tea vegan gluten-free | Gothic Granola

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