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Moonshine, A Layperson’s Review: Midnight Moon Raspberry Moonshine…

Flavor comes with a price. Buttered mashed potatoes detonate a gut bomb. The cashew nut, found at the tip of a bell-shaped fruit, needs sufficient roasting to extract the toxins. Grafted mangoes, for a few, provoke an allergic reaction of … Continue reading

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Invisibilia Live with Story District: Telling a Story on NPR

I occasionally participate in live-mic storytelling with Story District in Washington D.C. Story District collaborated with National Public Radio (NPR) and its podcast, Invisibilia, to produce this live performance at the Lincoln Theater in DC, this April. Enjoy! https://www.npr.org/2018/04/20/619542747/corey-quinlan-taylor  

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Influenza for a Literary Agent…

 

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The Mushrooms of Fredericksburg, Virginia

I’m not a mycologist; however, I’ve beheld enough mushrooms during dog walks in Fredericksburg, Virginia to warrant input. The mushrooms I’ve seen grow in different places: vivid green lawns, tree-shaded yards of decayed acorns sprinkled across moist soil, and jungles … Continue reading

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Cultural Anthropology & the American Dive Bar

I’ve always had a fascination with dive bars. They’re cozy, tucked away establishments. A totem of neighborhood culture, where the staff appreciate you for tipping well and the walls are festooned with artifacts revering heroes – alive and departed. A … Continue reading

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Mozzarella-Stuffed Meatballs: “You Might Have to Cook for 20 Guys Someday.”

One of my favorite scenes in The Godfather involved Peter Clemenza (played by the late Richard S. Castellano), Capo to Don Vito Corleone, preparing his meatball sauce for a bunch of mob guys in the kitchen. Clemenza gives a brief … Continue reading

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Blue Apron Confidential!

“You gotta eat everything in the box, or it’ll go to waste,” My friend said over the phone. Whenever she travels for work, she offers me the chance to housesit. This gets me outta Virginia and provides an opportunity to … Continue reading

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