Category Archives: Personal Response

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It goes on..(5/18)

Title: Quote, Ghandi Of all the things I have learned this semester, I think the most valuable thing I will take away is my new way of thinking about food. Because of medical issues, I had already had to start … Continue reading

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My Final Weekly Response (5/18)

This is the last personal response for the year and I don’t really know what to do about it.  Mr. Knight has told me to summarize everything that we did this semester, but I feel that I need to do … Continue reading

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Personal Response- What Studying Food Has Taught Me. (5/18)

This semester we have gone over countless articles and chapters about…. food. Everything about food, about how food creates cultures, about the history of food, food related traditions, and even the theory that the start of cooking food is what … Continue reading

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Morning Eats (5/11)

Prelude: So, I have a cultural (but not necessarily food-related) question. In Russia & Co. (Ukraine, Belarus, etc.), it is kind of a taboo to shake hands or say goodbye to someone over a threshold. People like pizza deliverers will … Continue reading

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Weekly Response (5/11)

Well since I haven’t been in Food Studies for the last few days, I’m just going to comment on the reading and not the discussion.  Also I almost forgot to post this and so I hope that I can type … Continue reading

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Humans as the creating animal (part two) and other metaphysical ramblings of a brain dead AP Comp student/ part time insomniac/sufferer of end-of-school ADHD (5/11)

WARNING: Crap is about to get metaphysical.

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Strange how a teapot can represent at the same time the comforts of solitude and the pleasures of company..(5/11)

Title: Quote, Unknown Tea being such a stereotypical British drink, I was surprised to see in tonight’s reading that it was originally, in fact, not much of a British thing at all. This reading really made me stop to think … Continue reading

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