What’s a Lemon? – Why Making the Best of Everything Isn’t in Your Best Interest

When I was 12 and, my younger brother was 9, we were wandering around a mall department store together as we often did, many times. Growing up in a rural area, malls were social centers and we were at them often. A lot of the memories blend together, but there are a handful we still …

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Why is The Great British Baking Show aka Bake Off — So Damn Soothing?

I have pretty moderate baking skills. I can follow a recipe. I can improvise a bit. And at the right time, I really enjoy it. I learned to bake before I learned to cook and it was something I was particularly drawn to when I was young. In the early days of the internet I …

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