Monthly Archives: March 2019

Free Bitcoin at Coinbase

As one of several experiments in autarchy that I’ve engaged in over recent years, I invested a little money on cryptocurrencies, and enjoyed the process of learning and writing about them.  This was after the 2017 rally, so I missed … Continue reading

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Happy Twentieth! Anticipating Fortune

Happy 20th to Epicureans everywhere! Today is International Day of Happiness, and the Epicurean Garden in Athens has been busy promoting today with an event called Happiness is a Human Right, which is part of their Declaration of Pallini initiative … Continue reading

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Hygge and the Landscape of Pleasure

I recently finished (slowly) reading How to Hygge: The Nordic Secrets to a Happy Life. Hygge (pronounced “huga”) is a Scandinavian lifestyle based on conviviality, on making life easy, and spending time with friends and in nature. One may find … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday India, Queen of Salsa AND Freestyle

Today is Linda Caballero’s (aka India‘s) birthday, and this blog is my homage to her musical legacy. Most Latin people will remember her for her long, bilingual musical trajectory. India is Nuyorican through and through. Born in Puerto Rico and raised … Continue reading

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