Archive for the ‘Food’ Category

Another Grinch. And this one succeeded in stealing Christmas from me!

25 Dec 2016 Leave a comment

Y’all know I’m an Atheist. Christmas as a religious holiday means nothing to me. Since my family is away, I’m on my own today. Sleeping in, planning a couple of nice meals. You know, making the day a little bit special. So there I am, eating my Eggs Benedict (which I flubbed!) and in comes this email. It’s from NextDoor. Subject: Pets

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Froot Loops as a Political Statement

03 Dec 2016 2 comments

Ah! Froot Loops! One of my heretofore undisclosed guilty pleasures.

In my childhood, my parents restricted their kids to one sugary cereal serving per week. My choice was Froot Loops, usually eaten in front of the TV while watching cartoons on Saturday mornings. Read more…

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Iced Tea Travails

15 Nov 2016 Leave a comment


With the bombardment of my inbox and RSS feed of all the commentary  lamentations on the election of The Donald, I decided that I needed to think about something completely different – if for nothing else, then for the mental break! And I found my topic: Iced Tea! Read more…

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Various Matters

31 Jan 2014 3 comments


It’s 7:20 AM. I’ve got coffee by my hand, and a light breakfast (1/2 a grapefruit) in my belly. The sun has officially risen, but as I’m shadowed by the East Bay Hills to the East – and closer in, another building in my complex, I have yet to see it, but that will change soon. I’ll let you know when I first see the sun.

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New feature to my blog!

22 Oct 2013 3 comments

Take a look near the top of this page. Do you see the “Foodie Laws” tab? Don’t click it yet until,I explain!

Right now it has only 1 law, the Expanding Cabbage Law. And I just thought of it as I finished making a batch of slaw a few minutes ago.

I’ll be adding more as they are revealed to me.

OK. NOW you can click the “Foodie Laws” tab!


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Rant on portion sizes

30 Apr 2013 3 comments

Wherein an incident on my Peregrination causes me to cross the line from being upset to being a ranting lunatic on portion sizes! Read on for more …

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First Peregrination Foodgasm!

25 Apr 2013 1 comment

It took 17 days, but I finally had a truly superlative meal! Thanks to my friend Maysoon Zayid (aka @MaysoonZayid on Twitter) for recommending Caffe Boa in Tempe, AZ. Read on for details …

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