Some One Had Blunder’d

‘Forward, the Light Brigade!’ Was there a man dismay’d? Not tho’ the soldiers knew   Some one had blunder’d: Theirs not to make reply, Theirs not to reason why, Theirs but to do and die: Into the valley of Death   Rode the six hundred. –Alfred, Lord Tennyson Before we begin, calm yourself by watching […]

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Ours is But To Do Or Die

“Poirot,” I said. “I have been thinking.” “An admirable exercise my friend. Continue it.” –Agatha Christie In the last post we asked the question: WHY? Why so much sugar in a recipe when it wasn’t necessary for taste or texture? Today I have a new “why.” It comes from this article, a form of which […]

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Ours Is Not To Reason Why…

In the information society, nobody thinks. We expected to banish paper, but we actually banished thought. ― Michael Crichton The Peanut Butter Conundrum I was at a friend’s house earlier in the week, and she being a lovely person had thoughtfully made a dessert that didn’t include any wheat. Chocolate on the outside, peanut butter […]

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Party Like It’s Legal

Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest. ― Larry Lorenzoni It’s been a little silent because on Monday I got a concussion. This was unfortunate, as I’m entering “birthday week,” that time of year that exists in nearly every school, office or family, in which […]

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Jet Lag

Usually, jet lag is not this big of an issue for me. I’m not sure why I’m so disoriented this time. It could be due to the amount of chocolate and french fries I’ve eaten in the last two and a half weeks. –April Winchell I’m not sure who April Winchell is. Some kind of […]

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