Posts Tagged with "routine"

One Life in Lockdown

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

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One Life in Lockdown

They’re building something over the road. For months, piles of earth have appeared and disappeared, punctuating my days with clanking and drilling and the beeping of huge machines reversing. It might sound like I’m about to complain, but I’m delighted. At the time of writing, it has been exactly fifty days since I last interacted […]

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Slicing Cucumbers and Testing Assumptions about Life

Thursday, January 20, 2011

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Slicing Cucumbers and Testing Assumptions about Life

I was making a salad the other day. I washed the greens like I usually do, sliced an avocado, threw in a few raspberries and started chopping cucumber. I wasn’t really paying attention. I make a lot of salads and by now the process is pretty mechanical. But as I began slicing the cucumber that […]

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