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Cooking western with a wok

OK, I’m a skillet kind of guy, at least on the road. Except for my brief U.S. visits, I haven’t seen an oven in six years. So I’ve learned to cook on mostly two-burner “stoves”, usually gas. That’s fine – … Continue reading

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Karma or coincidence?

Have you ever had a great relationship with someone, only to see it end suddenly, without warning or explanation? Such a situation usually makes me hope to see the person again, to see that she/he is doing well, and to … Continue reading

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This is what I see when I see Muslims

I have been withholding this post for some time, partly because I dread the vitriol it may create, but mostly because I wanted my anger to subside. Why angry? It goes back a few months to a news report from … Continue reading

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