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    Turmeric is used in a lot of Indian recipes....

    Turmeric is used in a lot of Indian recipes. Indian cooking is great, not only because of the huge variety of flavors, but also because many recipes either are primal or are easily adapted to make...
  2. Imagine the discussions on the primal hookup...

    Imagine the discussions on the primal hookup site: Iron Will's Daily Apple. :D
  3. Yes, this.

    Yes, this.
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    Welcome back, Rita. So sorry to hear of your...

    Welcome back, Rita. So sorry to hear of your troubles.

    It's good that you're not pressuring yourself. Do your best, recognizing that it might not be the ideal for now. No need to go for VLC; imo,...
  5. Yes, The Pianist is one of the most moving films...

    Yes, The Pianist is one of the most moving films ever. It would be very hard to watch again. Another film in that category is The Deer Hunter. I saw it once and was so overpowered by it that I can't...
  6. My favorite non-primal cookbook is "Invitation to...

    My favorite non-primal cookbook is "Invitation to Indian Cooking", by Madhur Jaffrey. Many recipes are primal, and others are easily adapted. The nicely spiced vegetable dishes are especially...
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    No issues here with Firefox. I try to minimize...

    No issues here with Firefox. I try to minimize contact with Google...ya can't completely escape it, but at least I avoid their browser, email, and search engine.

    On an totally unrelated note, are...
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    I'm getting close to halfway through the book,...

    I'm getting close to halfway through the book, and it's been better than expected. I waited a long time before buying it, because it had such bad reviews on amazon. Finally gave in to curiosity. I'll...
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    Physical book (for reading at home): Freedom...

    Physical book (for reading at home): Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice.

    Kindle book (for reading anywhere else): The Land of Painted Caves.
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    meetup.com has thousands of meetup groups...

    meetup.com has thousands of meetup groups throughout the country, focusing on many different interests (e.g., photography, hiking, singles, travel, languages, dancing...). I made many friends through...
  11. At first I thought this might be too much bacon,...

    At first I thought this might be too much bacon, but then I reconsidered. It's just about the right amount:

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    lmfao, Joanie. The Aztecs were hardly as...

    lmfao, Joanie.

    The Aztecs were hardly as ancient as all that: their civilization flourished in the 14th to 16th centuries. Hardly "ancestral" in the primal/paleo sense.
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    Thanks so much for your kind words, Joanie. :-) I...

    Thanks so much for your kind words, Joanie. :-) I really do have a charmed life. The disappointment of not being able to eat avocados is manageable: when I really crave one, I just cook up a pound of...
  14. We met on an internet dating site (plentyoffish,...

    We met on an internet dating site (plentyoffish, if ya wanna know). Exchanged a few emails, then phone numbers. After a few phone conversations, we set up a meeting for coffee. It lasted over two...
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    If they aren't bothering you, keep eating them. I...

    If they aren't bothering you, keep eating them. I envy your being able to have the wonderful avocado. Unfortunately for me, I am allergic to the buggers: instant reaction.
  16. Kobe Bryant goes (pretty much) paleo/primal

    Kobe is one of the all-time greats of the NBA. At age 34, he has discovered new vitality:

    "During the month of December, the Lakers shooting guard recorded at least 30 points in 12 of 14...
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    I'll do that eventually, Ayla. It just hasn't...

    I'll do that eventually, Ayla. It just hasn't been a high priority with so much good stuff to read out there.



    I have to admit so some curiosity about the fate of Ayla and Jondalar, as well as...
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    My name is pretty obvious: I am Mike, and live in...

    My name is pretty obvious: I am Mike, and live in Virginia.

    Ayla, I love your screen name. Clan of the Cave Bear was a great book. The next 3 books in the series were very good. Book 5 was lame,...
  19. I'm mostly very fortunate with respect to my...

    I'm mostly very fortunate with respect to my fiancee's eating preferences. She has loved every meal I've cooked for her (all primal), including oxtail stew, liver, sauerkraut, etc. After our wedding...
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    You are truly awesome, Quelsen. You've lost...

    You are truly awesome, Quelsen. You've lost almost as much as my current weight: I'm at 173. That is an inspiring accomplishment.

    Sounds like you are at a point where you want to set new goals and...
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    +1 Well said, Joanie. Mirrors my thoughts and...

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    Well said, Joanie. Mirrors my thoughts and expresses them better than I could have.
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    Your meal sounds great; it would certainly get my...

    Your meal sounds great; it would certainly get my attention.

    btw, food can also be useful in seducing a woman. After I started making dinners for my now fiancee (getting married two months from...
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    You could try using the pork loin in a banh mi...

    You could try using the pork loin in a banh mi salad:

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    1 pound of pork loin, sliced into 1/2-inch pieces
    3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced or pressed
    2 tablespoons fish sauce...
  24. I didn't start with a lot of weight to lose. But...

    I didn't start with a lot of weight to lose. But in the first couple of months I went from 195 to 176. In the year and a half since then, I have gone to 173, which is close to my ideal weight (just...
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    Thank you, Lewis, for another interesting post....

    Thank you, Lewis, for another interesting post. Hard to believe that in your country someone of his age would be totally unfamiliar with Gibbon. Do you ever get that reaction when you refer to...
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