The Hungry Philosopher

Reads, Writes, Eats and Cooks

Wobblyogi Wednesday – Lunch Time Vinyasa!

My dear West Lafayette friends for whom my 6 am Wednesday Sunrise Yoga session is too early, Welcome to my Tuesday and Thursday 12:15 – 1:00 p.m. yoga sessions starting … Continue reading

August 31, 2016 · 1 Comment

Chicken Meatballs – Gluten free and Versatile

This Monday, I have no weekend food exploits to report. School has begun, summer is waning. Sigh. Saturday, at home, we had a fun and messy summer dinner together of … Continue reading

August 30, 2016 · 1 Comment

Nietzsche’s Mom Sends Sausages

I find something so appealing and humanizing about a philosopher reporting what he eats to his mother. Michel Onfray’s Appetites for Thought: Philosophers and Food, explores such gastronomic moments where … Continue reading

August 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Food Poem – Canning by Joyce Sutphen

The last string of words, “packing a glass suitcase for the winter,” make me smile. Enjoy. It’s what she does and what her mother did. It’s what I’d do if … Continue reading

August 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Wobblyogi Wednesday: Yoga body containing and transceding ego?

I was asked recently to identify what type of yoga I teach. She asked, “Hatha?” In typical philosopher style, I wanted to answer, “Yes and no.” Yes, the focus of … Continue reading

August 24, 2016 · 5 Comments

Being Extra and Adolf Loos’ Roast Beef

I am an extra. I am a non-speaking character in a coffee shop background sipping coffee and staring at my laptop. There are raindrops on the windows, a blade of … Continue reading

August 23, 2016 · 3 Comments

Weekend Eats – Red, Yellow and Green Things

This time of year, late August, the farmer’s market in West Lafayette, Indiana is brimming with delicious fresh and colorful things. It was a rare Saturday morning without any plans … Continue reading

August 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Food Poem – Cucumber Fields Crossed by High Tension Wires by Thomas Lux

This week I enjoyed cucumber sandwiches and tea with my friends on the screened in porch. It was an uncharacteristically civilized evening. I used thin Pepperidge Farm white bread, mandolin … Continue reading

August 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Wobblyogi Wednesday – Jar of Pickles

A jar of pickles….is not a standard yoga practice theme. Since I started teaching Sunrise Morning Yoga classes, I’ve been thinking about opening, waking up and ways to unfold. The … Continue reading

August 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Wobblyogi Wednesday: Happy Place Escape

Has yoga helped me find my “happy place”? Will it help you find yours? Confessedly, my definition of happiness has shifted from being associated with joy, laughter, passion to being … Continue reading

August 10, 2016 · 2 Comments

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