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The Memoirist

A tale of two oatmeals

A metaphor for our relationship: navigating through our differences with mutual respect

Though both my partner and I enjoy the same Bob’s Red Mill Steel Cut Oats for breakfast, we have markedly different preferences for our add-ons.

Savory on the left, sweet on the right (photo by the author)

Savory oatmeal is flavored with turmeric, pepper, salt, hot sauce, and nutritional yeast.

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Jay Davidson

Jay Davidson

Retired teacher (San Francisco, 1969–2003); Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Mauritania, 2003–2005); public speaker, artist, writer, world citizen, traveler