A Little Whine With Dinner

Bright lights, fancy sets, enthusiastic audiences, and dramatic music… Famous chefs yelling at young wanna-be chefs, while friends and family watch… Clever editing, leading into commercials, meant to keep television audiences on the edge of their seats… Intense cooking scenes, punctuated by sentimental music and moments when “contestants” reveal tender background stories, or pull out pictures of relatives long-deceased, all designed to incite an emotional … Continue reading A Little Whine With Dinner

Moving Sidewalks

I follow a particular quarterback on Facebook (he’s kinda popular), and his recent post was cute, so I clicked “Like”. I happened to notice that when I did, his “Like” count jumped from 359 to 473.  Just like that! That was my morning equivalent of getting on the moving sidewalks at the airport and walking very VERY fast! Sometimes it’s the little things… Continue reading Moving Sidewalks

The Flavor Next Door

I am so easily swayed by marketing when it comes to stuff to drink. Exotic fruit combinations. Anything “green tea”. The addition of honey, herbs, spices or bacon (still bummed that Diet Coke didn’t think this was a good idea). Pictures of juicy red cherries. “Sparkling”. And of course, if it’s sugar-free, I’m sold.  Because now it’s really good for me! So I sent Doofenshmirtz … Continue reading The Flavor Next Door