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Food

Soup of the Day: Tofu and Dumplings

Growing up in a place where the summers are hot, but the winters are atrocious (thank you, lake-effect snow!) there was nothing like a warm stew or soup to perk you up from the winter blues, while simultaneously warming up a perpetually drafty home. The tradition in my home was two thrifty, go-to meals: potato […]

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Lunchtime Poll: Gift Giving or Get-Togethers

My wife’s family and my own are polar opposites when it comes to gift giving and special occasions. My family believes it’s not the cost when it comes to gift giving, but the thought and effort put into it. On the other hand, my wife’s family is more concerned with being there with said family […]

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Lunchtime Poll: Holiday Parties

With the coming of winter, it’s time to don our coats and our sparkly heels for some holiday get-togethers.

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Lunchtime Poll: Book or Movie?

When the first Harry Potter movie first came out, I had never read the books. Looking back, that may be one reason I enjoyed the first movie, but became more critical of the rest. I just tend to enjoy movies more if I watch them first, then read the book second.

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Books

Interview & Kickstarter With Jane Irwin, Author of “Clockwork Game”

A co-worker and a good friend, Jane Irwin has been a big source of inspiration and motivation to me. Someone who knows her stuff, and with a personality that gears towards the free exchange of information and her experiences, Jane is a prime example of dedication and introspection in both her life and her graphic novels.

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Lunchtime Poll: Magnum Opus

One of the biggest failings I feel about myself as an artist is that I have yet to create my magnum opus. Though there are plenty of concepts and works in progress, there’s nothing that I feel that defines me as an artist, or even as a human being.

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Lunchtime Poll: To-Do

I’ve spent some time this week clearing my backlog of “to-do”s. There are always just lingering things at the back of my mind that cause me guilt over not getting done. This week I’ve worked to complete some and removed others from my list completely as they’re just not worth the guilt. Call it a […]

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Lunchtime Poll: Best Laid Plans, Halloween Edition

With this being our first year in a house, our original plan was to hand out candy to the neighborhood kids. Instead it was raining so badly that we ordered Chinese take-out and had a horror movie marathon. It’s not what we normally do or had planned, but it turned out that it was just […]

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Lunchtime Poll: Holiday Decorations

This week marks the first new snow of the winter for some of us. It was almost as surprising as having holiday decorations preceding the yearly Halloween deck-out at my local grocery store. It seems like winter and the holidays are coming early this year.

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Lunchtime Poll: Best Book You’ve Never Read

I’ve been attempting to read more lately as I have many, many books on my shelf waiting to be finished. I’m currently reading Cory Doctorow’s For the Win, and have Suzanne Collins’s Catching Fire in my backlog, already started.

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Persephone Birthday

Birthday Giveaway: Persephone Magazine Print

Here at P-Mag, we’re all about diversity: diversity of contributors, writers, subscribers, commenters, readers, and topics. I created this limited edition print as a celebration of what makes us great.

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Persephone Birthday

Birthday Giveaway: Found Object Necklace

I love upcycled jewelry. There’s something about the mystery of found and recycled objects that make them one of a kind.

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Persephone Birthday

Birthday Giveaway: Moon Phase Bracelet from The Science Boutique

What’s better than a beautiful bracelet? One that makes you smarter.

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Romantic Blunders

One of the biggest flubs of my life will forever be displayed proudly on my equivalent of our mantle. For my two year anniversary, I had put together a booklet of wedding photos, poems and quotes to commemorate our whirlwind elopement. I was very careful to remember the date, displayed for all to see smack […]

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Lunchtime Poll: We Can Be Wonder Woman

This week, the We Can Be Heroes campaign created by DC Entertainment is featuring none other than Wonder Woman herself.