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I’m just going to say it: The onion volcano that a chef creates at a traditional hibachi restaurant is seriously overrated.  Flammable oil poured into a stack of concentric onions rings and lit on fire? Had I done something similar to this at Scout camp (and I did), I’d be holding fire buckets for at…

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Our new cat, Tobi, is desperate to find as much trouble as possible. He routinely opens cabinets and climbs inside. I’ve found him under the sink, squeezed between the posts and pans, and amongst the plates and bowls.  It’s frustrating, but at least it’s not dangerous.  I can’t say this about all the places I…

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I’m standing in line at McDonald’s, waiting patiently to order my daily Egg McMuffin. The woman in front of me is having a problem. She’s an old lady in the truest sense of the word. She’s as crooked as a question mark and is holding a cane. She’s ordered a “Big Breakfast Egg McMuffin” and…

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I’ve been thinking about how tribalism can be so limiting when it comes to finding and choosing the right spouse. When you choose to be inclusive to a particular sex, religion, race, nationality, or socio-economic status, you eliminate vast swaths of human beings from your dating pool.   I don’t think this is good.  The…

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