Monthly Archives: April 2011

Once upon a time, sure, but Kate and William have better hygiene

Once upon a time someone spoke the first fairy tale. No one can know for sure how long ago that was. Perhaps it was Lucy, in Ethiopia, grunting to her daughter of the rich and beautiful hominid in the next … Continue reading

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A killjoy, I am not

My favorite curmudgeon, Winston Churchill, once said, “Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” With this premise solidly entrenched in my brain, I am claiming success. Dieting, I am excited! Exercise routines, Awesome! Searching … Continue reading

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Want to join my club?

My wallet is thick enough to keep an airline door open wide enough for passengers to exit, with room to spare for the drink cart. Why? Because I own every club-card for every store I have ever visited.  Not one … Continue reading

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“We are all being manipulated by corn”

…so says Michael Pollan in his latest TED talk. Pollan takes a look at things from the point of view of plants.  He continues by saying that corn’s scheme is for world domination through ethanol. He makes a good case, … Continue reading

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