The Hungry Philosopher

Reads, Writes, Eats and Cooks

Yoga Poem- Lucky Star by Kirsten Dierking

All this time, the life you were supposed to live has been rising around you like the walls of a house designed with warm harmonious lines. As if you had … Continue reading

February 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Food Poem – The Idea of Living by Joyce Sutphen

This poem reverses the idea that we eat to nourish the body and instead suggests we have a body in order to eat. I love the celebration of embodied sensual … Continue reading

February 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Happy President’s Day from Lincoln’s Kitchen

The first sentence in Rae Katherine Eighmey’s book, Abraham Lincoln in the Kitchen: A Culinary View of Lincoln’s Life and Times, begins– “Abraham Lincoln cooked!” The words leapt off the … Continue reading

February 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Mario Batali on Creative Discipline

I love to cook. LOVE to eat. Love to watch and read anything related to cooking and eating. I watched Food Network grow up along with my daughter born in … Continue reading

February 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Wobblyogi Wednesday – Book Club Notes #4

Hello, Everyone! Our adventure in self-study through reading Judith Lasater’s Living Your Yoga continues. How is reading going for you? What are you asking yourself? Finding any surprising answers? If … Continue reading

February 15, 2017 · 1 Comment

Wobblyogi Wednesday -Book Club Notes 3

So….how’s the reading going? Do you find yourself noting moments of mindfulness during your day? Do you hear Judith Laster’s gentle advice to heed the feelings of impatience and fear? … Continue reading

February 1, 2017 · 1 Comment

Yoga Poem- Happy the Man by John Dryden

This past week, during yoga practice, I focused on “staying in the present moment” and asked myself and my students to notice what makes our mind stray from absorbing everything … Continue reading

January 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Food Poem- Chinese Restaurant by David Shumate

This poem beautifully describes how a good meal under the care of a harmonious family can dissolve arguments. My favorite part is “after dinner we sat in the comfort of … Continue reading

January 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Amplifying: Visual Strategies of the Women’s March

We must speak our minds openly, debate our disagreements honestly, but always pursue solidarity. —- President Donald Trump, Inauguration Speech, 1/20/2017 What do the posters tell us about the Women’s … Continue reading

January 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Wobblyogi Wednesday – Book Club Notes 2

Hello, fellow yogis engaged in self-study! This week my notes are about the first 4 chapters of Living Your Yoga by Judith Lasater. Spiritual Seeking Whether we seek something called … Continue reading

January 18, 2017 · 1 Comment