This is not sorbet. You have been warned.
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Fasting brings me back to the natural swing of things: fatigue, hunger, boredom, interest, what gives me joy and what causes me pain. It takes a chainsaw to the social, political, religious, et aliis reasons and justifications I build around certain behaviours.
From conversations with friends over the past few weeks, I gathered that it’s a privilege have had the training to be a researcher and public speaker. I can both find/make results and deliver them with flair. Turning the “critical lens” on myself and my world yields insights and possibilities for my next steps. During my second juice fast of 2014, the results of the critical lens’ scan seem particularly glaring.
Cranberry Carrot Juice
5 1/2-inch diameter carrots, peeled if not organic and cut into big chunks
1 cup cranberries, fresh or frozen
2 red delicious apples, cored and cut into big chunks
1-inch chunk ginger
water to cover
Combine the above in a blender and blitz to oblivion. Bottle and chill until time to consume.
Videre licet, recess.
I can die a thousand times
But I will always be here
with the power skull secrets
of forgotten years
Yes, Virginia, deathrock has wellness advice…we are our own best advisors if we’d simply shut up and show up.
Come to the Dark Side…we have vegan and gluten-free goodies.
The Sticky Rice Saga
In winter 2012, my aunt visited a friend of hers who is Thai. The friend made sticky rice for dessert and served it with bananas. My aunt and I tried recreating it with sushi rice and then with genuine Thai sticky rice. By the end of our experimentations, we had about ten pounds of Thai sticky rice in the house and no satisfactory results from the recipes we had.
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