Juice That Kale

“If you wish to converse with me, define your terms.” ― Voltaire I have been promising for a while to get to a discussion of vegetarianism, and the first post appeared just a bit ago. We need to address the three big claims of the vegetarian, and also vegan, ways of eating: that they are […]

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Live Long and Prosper

That would be unwise. –Spock A few posts ago I promised to address the horrifying statement I made that vegetarianism (and even more veganism) is immoral.

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The Ball Keeps On A ‘Rollin

Receipt for the Celebrated Mrs. Burns’ Stewed Oysters, Philadelphia, PA: 75 oysters parboiled and stewed, then add 3 pints of cream, 3/4 pound of best butter; season with cayenne pepper and salt to taste. –Colonial Receipt Book: Celebrated Old Receipts used a century ago by Mrs. Goodfellow’s Cooking School; also Famous old Creole and Moravian […]

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Get the Ball Re-Rolling With An Easy One

Most people don’t know why they’re doing what they’re doing. They imitate others, go with the flow, and follow paths without making their own. –Derek Sivers Today, I have in my home five workmen drilling holes through various walls in an attempt to rig a fix to an enormous plumbing leak. The apartment I rent […]

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Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

I wasn’t there. Sometimes that’s the best place to be. ― Marty Rubin Folks, I’ve been gone an awful long time; and if you were missing this blog, then you are probably the only one. I had an enormous writing project I’ve been working on the last couple years, and in the blaze of its […]

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Know Thyself; Know Thy Enemy

Government is not reason, it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. -George Washington   George Washington could have said that about a lot of things. There are many things in this world that are fine in certain context, but when it gets out of […]

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Spooky Excuses

And oftentimes, excusing of a fault Doth make the fault the worse by the excuse,– As patches, set upon a little breach, Discredit more in hiding of the fault Than did the fault before it was so patched. –Shakespeare, King John Act IV, SC 2 Halloween is nearly upon us, and I think you all […]

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