Category Archives: Opinion, Philosophy, and Assorted BS

Welcome To Oregon – Now Go Home!

I thought it was time that I did a post on the uniqueness of my state – and it is indeed unique! What makes it unique? That depends on who you ask. Ask an easterner, and they’ll answer by saying, … Continue reading

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Eureka – I’ve Got It! Really!

        They say never discuss religion, politics, or other men’s wives in social settings – and blogging is as close to a social setting as one is going to get, in the privacy of one’s own home.  … Continue reading

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Is Down Syndrome a Thing of the Past?

Some of you know that I once had a life before ‘bread’, and that in that life, I worked with and among persons with developmental disabilities.  Only a small portion of those folks had a developmental disability known as Down … Continue reading

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Spice – At What Cost?

I’m going to do something quite out of character for me – I’m going to do a short post, at least I’ll try.  My motivation is triggered by an experience I had yesterday at the grocery store – and I find it … Continue reading

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Best Simple Kitchen Tool of the Last Quarter Century!

I hereby cast my vote for the single greatest new simple kitchen tool to be introduced, for use in the home kitchen, in the last quarter century.  My vote goes to the Microplane grater/zester/shredder, which is actually more like a … Continue reading

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And Who Do You Blog For?

OK, I’ve ignored my blogging responsibilities long enough now, so I think I’ll reconnect again – with your kind permission, of course.  But, perhaps to your dismay, my hiatus has put me in a philosophical mood – and as I … Continue reading

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Eating Art and Science

I’m inclined to say, when I’m intellectually lazy, that cooking is an art, and baking is a science.  But it’s just not that simple – in truth, both cooking and baking involve elements of art and science, and it becomes the … Continue reading

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