Category Archives: New and Regained Knowledge

Learning from the Canadians

The concept seems solid: “If you think about the composition of meat, it’s actually five things,” Ethan Brown says: “Amino acids, lipids, trace minerals, vitamins and water. All of that is available to us outside the animal. What animals do … Continue reading

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New and Regained, 7 and Done

One week ago, I declared that I intended to document on this blog each day one new thing I learned or something that I had once known but recently recalled or re-learned. It seemed like a good idea at the … Continue reading

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New and Regained, 6

Today’s regained knowledge involves the power of cold temperatures. I remember, from several winters ago, the capacity weather possesses to disrupt our ability to travel. Even with a light dusting of snow—and the effect of that snow thawing under car … Continue reading

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New and Regained, 5

Snippets about Iceland. I did not know: Iceland lays claim to the world’s oldest legislative assembly, the Alþingi (anglicized as Althingi), which was established in the year 930. The Icelandic National Parliament (Alþingi Íslendinga) is a unicameral body currently representing seven distinct … Continue reading

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New and Regained, 4

Andrés Segovia, the renowned Spanish classical guitarist, made his first tour of the United States in 1928. When I watched and listened to him play many years later, I did not know anything of his first tour of the U.S. so … Continue reading

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