Monthly Archives: December 2004

Dirty Pretty Things

Watched this movie by Stephen Frears last night (Dec 14) with Philo. Excellent movie. Audrey Tatou is very convincing as an illegal immigrant Turkish woman in London. The Chinese pathologist character is wonderful.

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S-adenosyl-L-methionine (SAMe)

The Dec/Jan Real Simple mentions this amino acid (one that naturally occurs in the body) as a good supplment for joint pain. It does seem to be effective, not only for this but for depression as well, but the jury … Continue reading

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fall meeting of Brazilian Studies Committee

Clémence Jouët-Pastré was kind enough to invite me to serve on the Brazilian Studies Committee, which met tonight. Met some interesting types. James Ito-Adler was there, ex-oficio. James Cavallaro plans to publish last year forum on human rights as a … Continue reading

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back from LA

Returned late last night (Nov. 30) from over two weeks in Pomona. Finished the painting, went through several anxious periods about how to lay the bamboo floor over our shitty concrete, and finally got the floor cleaned, primed, and vinyl-ed. … Continue reading

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