Category Archives: Food

They Say We Are What We Eat; (What Does That Make Of Us?)

We are no experts in food, nevertheless having consumed a great deal of it over years on earth, we have opinions. Who of us does not? It seems to us that food and our mealtimes have changed as time has … Continue reading

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Juggling Garbage And Responsibility In Seattle …

Garbage appears as an upcoming Lefty crusade. We read increasingly of the deplorable food waste (31%, allegedly) and how not only irresponsible but actually unfashionable that is. The solutions are ‘better’ kitchen efficiency and  Compost. Being Lefties, to identify a target … Continue reading

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Politics Spoils Pie …

Our American Thanksgiving celebration is very American indeed. Full of (mostly mythical) references to our country’s origins, it brings back early Americana and reinforces traditions. Sport of. A lot of those traditions have disappeared over the years, but the Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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That Barely Visible Fast Food Strike…And Who’s Left Hungry

McDonalds and most other fast food firms employ minimum wage, non-union labor; the offended unions have encouraged a nation-wide strike for a $15 hr. minimum wage—about double the present. The media, never averse to watching a fight, has featured the … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene…(Politically Uncorrected)

Term Limits,Our nation’s Capitol leads us; D.C. has decreed that its residents who have ‘transitioned’ their birth gender to another one, may request a replacement birth certificate with the gender info ‘corrected’. Obstetricians may have to start entering that information … Continue reading

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Tell Me What You Eat…(And I’ll Tell You If I’ll Allow It!)

“What are we having for dinner…mother?” used to amuse kids with its implications of cannibalism but it wasn’t taken seriously. Tales of chocolate-covered ants from Mexico bothered few; purchase was voluntary and examples, scarce. Some folks, especially with Great Depression … Continue reading

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The Ongoing Sacrifice Of The Birds

Ruffled Feathers is the latest report-that-is-not-news ignored by the environmentally supportive (well, when it suits) mediafolk. It is approved greenness to love both birds and windmills. a rather delicate balance to maintain when the former is slaughtered by the latter as … Continue reading

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Government Is For The Birds…Sort Of…

In the U.S. it’s illegal to kill Raptors. British Petroleum paid $100 million for migratory birds that died in its 2010 offshore oil spill. Environmentalists approved that fine. Curiously, they also approve the deaths by windmills of some 83,000 raptors every year. … Continue reading

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The Aroma of Roadkill, Grilling Over a Slow Fire…

I admit that government thinking (if that’s the term) can be opaque. Except of course, when it’s being political or dishonest, assuming there’s a difference. This time, a Montana politico has baffled me (not much of a challenge) and a … Continue reading

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Truly Big News On Obesity…

While a cancer cure will be  a big deal, it might be a loser to the biggest deal of all; a cure for obesity. Nothing is bigger than obesity! And today, Science Daily reported progress in that direction. No, this … Continue reading

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