World Peace Dreaming at the Bagel Shop

World Peace Dreaming at the Bagel Shop

I sit in an air-conditioned bagel shop, drinking my ice-cold diet coke (already on my 3rd refill) after already eating two bagels with reduced-fat cream cheese. Around me are healthy, smiling beach-bound young men and women. Some mothers talk about their long weekend,...
The Eastern Chad Diet

The Eastern Chad Diet

I like food, and I think about it a lot.  When I think about it back home, though, it’s not a very mindful thinking, if that makes any sense.  It’s more of a gut exploration of what, from the seemingly limitless options, I will chose as my next meal. Out...
Gabriel is Thinking Food

Gabriel is Thinking Food

For the last nine days, I’ve been going to refugee camps where an overwhelming percentage of them go without proper nutrition, especially the children–during crucial development years. But, I’m going to now whine about my diet during this trip. I...