Surefire Way Not to Overeat Ethnic Food
Like food? Like ethnic food? Like ethnic food a lot and have problems not over-indulging in all that foreign yummy-ness? I have found the solution for you.
Simply stated, you are experiencing the wrong ethnic foods. Take your taste-bu... Read more
Why Someone Would Want to Be Me
Tax Return Day. Our accountant goes to e-file. He cannot because a federal return already has been filed using my SSN. Warning, Will Robinson, this is tax fraud. Worse, it probably is identity theft.
Do You Need to Redo Your Spark Goal(s)?
Are you searching for a new and more realistic goal? Have you thought about giving up? Well, this blog is for you. I found a goal that works for a lot of people here.
Some of us are really here for health, or as a consequence of doctor'... Read more
Days of Yore
Summer Camp, 1972.
Our bunk of 11-year-old boys goes on a hike and winds up in town. We pool our limited money and find we have exactly, to the penny, enough to spli... Read more
Living Long and Prospering (Perhaps as an Ostrich)
Remember me? This is not about nutrition, exercise, or weight loss. Oh, I need less, more and more respectively. There, it's a Spark blog. With that out of the way...
In the wake of Leonard Nimoy's recent passing, the Washingt... Read more
I Had a Dream (Too; MLK is Not Alone)
In the spirit of MLK Day, I too had a dream. Last night in fact.
In my dream, Susan and i own a restaurant. Like many restaurant owners, we're living paycheck to paycheck,... Read more
Story of the Green Cheese Ball
As some of you may recall from having read some of my historic Spark blogs, my Dad was a professional chef before I was born. He had gone to culinary school on the GI Bill after World War II.
Rules: 1st Annual Sparkpeople Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest
We've all seen them. We've gotten them. We've given them. Yep; ugly holiday sweaters.
Now we have a better use for them: the 1st Annual SparkPeople Ugly Holiday... Read more
Ick, Yuck and Blech!
Overnight one of my Facebook friends posted that she tried cooking Brussels Sprouts for the first time and that they came out really good. On further research and clicking-thro... Read more
Dicephering Elton John's Lyrics
Ever tried to sing along to Goodbye Yellowbrick Road? Bennie and the Jets? Think you know the words? (without the album liner - that is cheating).
Voyeurism at the Gym
First things first, get your filthy mind out of the gutter. This is not a blog about that. Now that we have a basic understanding of what this blog is not about…
Poster Boy For Spark (Who Knew?)
Rarely do I trouble myself with the boring minutiae of being a member here, like reading Spark Mail. Today, for whatever reason, I happened to read the latest from the propagandists who get paid to be here: how it is beneficial to exercise in ... Read more
Running For President - At Your and My Expense?
Suppose an incumbent governor of a state (that shall remain nameless) harbors presidential aspirations. Hypothetically speaking, of course. Suppose the citizenry of that state elected him to govern the state, not to run for President.
Dear Mr. Keurig:
Dear Mr. Keurig:
We scientists greatly enjoy your fancy, programmable new coffee-making gizmo in our break room at the office. Caffeine now has mixed with our insatiab... Read more
Why Not Track? In a Word...
Why not, in a word? Why not what, I hear you ask. (You’ve read two sentences and have not yet deleted me as a Spark Friend for reasons unknown, so you may as well read on... Read more
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