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Monthly Archive April, 2012

Our daily bread

April 29, 2012

Makes one 21 oz loaf. 1# bread flour (Gold Medal or whatever you prefer) 1/3 cup dry milk powder 1 tsp yeast 1 tsp honey 1 tsp salt 1 cup warm water Mix as straight dough (combine dry ingredients except salt) until combined. Add salt, knead/mix until smooth dough is formed. Check for adequate gluten […]

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The Thing

April 14, 2012

Idea for a comic book/graphic novel for kids with anxiety, depression, OCD, whatever (when we take mental health as seriously and non-judgmentally as physical health, we’ll be better people living in a better society). The Thing is the disorder or problem and the idea is that the kid (or adult) has to overcome the power […]

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April 8, 2012

I read an article recently about a cosmonaut who was lost in the early 60s and was reportedly close to existing the solar system (at the publication date). What if he was found by some civilization that could reboot his consciousness. What would he tell them? Where would loyalties lie? To the old USSR? To […]

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Surplus as the basis for modern society

April 1, 2012

When people bring up the fact that everyone in the US is in the global 1%, it’s kind of hollow. We didn’t earn it, most of us. We were born to it. And it’s not like the guy making $1 a day in Wherever is living the way we do. He doesn’t have the same […]

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