The Hungry Philosopher

Reads, Writes, Eats and Cooks

Chill Chili Event, Lafayette, Indiana

Local Chili Cook Off – At the Bindery (and Duncan Hall) The chili cook-off, hosted by La La Gallery (thank you, Angela!) was a chill event featuring over a dozen … Continue reading

October 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Feeding the Reflections Group

This month I had the privilege of helping transform donated canned and frozen goods at a local shelter into shareable meals for the group. I’ve learned so much more than … Continue reading

October 21, 2016 · 2 Comments

Wobblyogi Wednesday – Patanjali 101, Week 3 Notes – Death

My favorite moment this week involved, Judith Lasater’s discussion of corpse pose, Savasana. Death. “By admitting death, Savasana teaches us how to live,” paraphrasing Lasater. She spoke about fully investing … Continue reading

October 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Wobblyogi Wednesday – Self-Study (svadhyaya)

The kriya yoga component of svadhayaya or self-study naturally resonates with the philosophical imperative to pursue an examined life. In the triad of tapas-svadhaya–isvarapranidhana-kriya-yoga (Pada 2, 1st sutra), self-study connects, … Continue reading

October 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Food Poem- Autumn Song by Daniel Mark Epstein

Little flower, you live in constant danger: Likely to be crushed under foot or torn by wind, Sun-scorched or gobbled by a goat. These October days streaked with regrets and … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Eating Object-Oriented Thinking

Last week at the Purdue Aesthetics Conference I spoke of four object-oriented thinkers who employ food references to demonstrate their defense of object wonder, vitality, complexity and gravity. Ian Bogost‚Äôs … Continue reading

October 7, 2016 · 2 Comments

Wobblyogi Wednesday – ‘Nirodhah’ Finding Resolution

“In yoga, philosophy, and practice are married,” says, Judith Hanson Lasater in the first Q&A section of her (and her daughter’s) course, Patanjali 101. Further on, she explains that to … Continue reading

October 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

Hungryphil eats the FEAST

Last month I wrote an article for Edible Indy Magazine inviting everyone to experience the Feast of the Hunter’s Moon at Fort Ouiatenon. Of course for your benefit my dear … Continue reading

October 3, 2016 · 4 Comments

Wobblyogi Wednesday: Reading Autobiography of a Yogi

Last week I watched the documentary and read, the Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa¬† Yoganada (1945). A book so life changing that it was handed out to each guest … Continue reading

September 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Food Poem – Ice Cream Stop by Shel Silverstein

The circus train made an ice cream stop At the fifty-two-flavor ice cream stand. The animals all got off the train And walked right up to the ice cream man. … Continue reading

September 26, 2016 · Leave a comment