Hunger. It is one of the most basic human experiences. In the developed world, it is also one of the most fleeting. The need to satisfy physical hunger, to eat for survival, fueled and will continue to fuel evolution. But what of evolution when nourishment is either relatively easily attainable or not an issue at … Continue reading fulfill


When I was ten years old, we went on a family vacation to visit relatives in Seattle, Washington. We took a daytrip to Vancouver to go Chinatown there. There were dozens of stalls selling strange, sweet, delicious fresh fruit imported from all over the world: rambutans, longan, cherimoya, mangosteen, lychee. I threw a small tantrum … Continue reading folly