Daily Archives: January 7, 2011

Words, Episode 1: mangia-cake

My parents grew up in a small village in the hills of Calabria, Italy. My Mom used to tell stories about her childhood, which involved getting up insanely early to hike out to work the fields with her father and … Continue reading

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Random humour and the Sufis

I read this while browsing in a store in Ellicottville the other day: An actor included the following provision in his will: When he died he wished to be cremated, and then 10% of his ashes should be thrown in … Continue reading

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