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Ypsi/Arbor Exit Interview: Thom Elliott

MARK: So, Thom, I hear that you’re going to be leaving us sometime soon. What’s up? I’m hoping it wasn’t anything that anyone said on my site. THOM: No such luck. My life is in a time of great transition… I’m getting married, finishing my degree at EMU, and trying to decided what to do […]

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Hut-K Chaats… nutrilicious Indian food

One of my favorite local restaurants is an Indian street food place on Packard, between Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor, called K-Hut Chaats. Following is my interview with Dr. Swaroop Bhojani, the visionary healthy food evangelist behind the small, family-run operation… If you’ve never been, I’d encourage you to stop in, say hello, and try a […]

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Is Paula Deen deserving of criticism?

For those of you who haven’t heard, it came out yesterday that popular celebrity deep-frier, Paula Deen, who is known for serving up delicious, albeit unhealthy, southern fare on the Food Network, has been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. Apparently, she was diagnosed three years ago, but chose not to come out until now. Deen […]

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The relationship between Stress and Compulsion

I’m too busy at the moment (fulfilling compulsions) to add much in the way of context, but it occurred to me that I wouldn’t be a very good OCD blogger if I didn’t link to this article in today’s New York Times. Here’s a clip: …As though it weren’t bad enough that chronic stress has […]

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Showdown on Water Street

Remember how, a little while ago, I mentioned that I’d heard that Burger King was getting ready to make a bid on one of the Water Street parcels? Well, it sounds as though the subject is going to come up in the near future at a City Council meeting. I just received the following from […]

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