Author Archives: reginasewell

About reginasewell

I am a counselor, psychodramatist, writer, healing practitioner and college professor. I have a monthly column, "InsightOut" in Outlook (www.outlookcolumbus.com), an essay, "Sliding Away" in "Knowing Pains" and a book out "We're Here! We're Here! We're Queer! Get Used to Us!" My goal, through my writing, counseling and teaching is to help people heal from the emotional wounds and limiting beliefs that keep them from living engaging and meaningful lives.

Food Porn

This is usually a blog about food, or conversations around food, gone awry.  This edition is no exception.  The topic is food porn.  The question is why?  Why would someone think it’s a good idea to make their food look, … Continue reading

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Paula Deen

Paula Deen I love Paula Deen.  Objectively, this adoration makes no sense.  I shop at Whole Foods.  Dehydration is almost a religion to me.  I ate kale and quinoa years before they were cool.  I don’t eat anything that’s been … Continue reading

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Pickle Don’ts

Pickles have always been at the top of my list of favorite foods.  When I was six, I got excited about pickles the way most kids got excited about ice cream.  When I was eight, I convinced my mom to … Continue reading

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Rice Krispies Gone Wrong

I don’t know what went wrong.  I put marshmallows and butter in the microwave, hit start, stirred frequently and ended up with an icky, sticky mess.  The marshmallows didn’t seem to melt, so I kept nuking the mixture.  By the … Continue reading

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Dumpster Diving

It was the mustard that evoked the memory.  I was digging through the garbage in the parking lot at Mohonk Preserve, looking for the membership cards that I’d accidently thrown out with the trash and trying not to touch anything … Continue reading

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Ways to Disgust Your Cat

Open a can of refried beans. Cats have some sort of genetic encoding that recognizes the sound of a can opener and connects that sound to tuna.  And cats are such optimists when it comes to the can opener sound.  … Continue reading

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Pop Rocks

Most cats know that they are a species above humans but Sylvester thought he was one of us.  He had the coloring and voice of a Siamese but was long, lanky and easy going.  He was so tall he could … Continue reading

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