Category Archives: food

we come to the land of the ice and snow

Recently, my younger daughter Ally got the notion that she’d like to visit Iceland, so her grandmother (who is also a travel bug) gave her air- and hotel fare for a combined Christmas/birthday present, and off we went during the … Continue reading

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impressions of paris

It’s (finally) spring time, and that makes me think of Paris, which my wife, my daughters, and my folks and I visited a few years ago.  Paris was someplace I had imagined for many years; it almost took on a … Continue reading

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guilty pleasures i should probably give up for lent

Like everyone else, there are some things I like that I just don’t want to admit to.  Most of them are childhood pleasures that I’ve never outgrown.  Sad, but true.  With Lent upon us, maybe I should give up a … Continue reading

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are we doomed? or can we save ourselves?

Two articles I read the other day, both related to the seas, affected me in opposite ways. First, in the morning last Wednesday, I found this piece, courtesy of Yahoo: “The Ocean is Broken.”   “They told us that this … Continue reading

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future historians will note this as my “no-peanut butter” phase

One of the many, many odd things about me is that sometimes, for no reason I know of, I lose my appetite for a particular food.  As in, I don’t want to even look at, much less consume it.  And … Continue reading

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