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Tag: food

  • Good Question

    My daughter-in-law brought homemade cinnamon rolls to our Thanksgiving Day celebration. Our family decided to get together all day, so we started with breakfast. She asked me what I thought of her cinnamon rolls even though everyone else had already raved about them. “I don’t know if they’re really good,” she said, “or if everyone…

  • A Taco Journey

    My mom learned to make tacos in southern California during the 1950s. She and my dad had moved to the San Diego area because my dad had enlisted in the Marines, and he was stationed for a time at Camp Pendleton. After my dad left the Marines, they moved back home to southern Ohio. I…

  • Reflections on Having Longer Hair

    I grew my hair out over the past several months. It has been an enlightening experience. My daughter, Jane, claims I have mullet now. “No, I don’t,” I say. “Yes, you do,” she says. “Business in the front, party in the back.” Regardless what you call it, my hair is certainly longer than it has…

  • Is Food the New Sex?

    Read and comment on my blog. I’ve commented on this issue before. Anyone who cares about cultural trends needs to read this article. It’s a little long (compared to most Internet articles), but it’s well worth the effort.

  • Free Food, Not Sex

    The New York Times had an article today about fears today’s children have about eating ‘bad’ food. It seems that parents’ concerns about eating healthy are making their children food-obsessed and fearful. Kids are worrying about eating too much sodium and refined sugar, too many trans fats and carbohydrates. Nutritionists tell us that what kids…