Camping

Folks, I’m away at church camp. It’s an adventure in eating pemmican, which is so far working out just fine. More after it’s over.

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Thank Goodness…

….someone else has noticed. Noticed the complete idiocy of calling obesity a disease. TIME, specifically. I especially appreciate their noticing, and stating, the following things: 1. It’s insane to say that people at a BMI of 29 are fine, but once you cross over to BMI 30 you suddenly “have a disease.” 2. Yes, there […]

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Busted

But the chief penalty is to be governed by someone worse if a man will not himself hold office and rule. –Plato Not long ago, I wrote a post about the miracle obesity drug, Belviq. Then I wrote another one about bariatric surgery and the new “obesity as disease” pronouncement. Little did I know how […]

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ຕີເນດ

One of these nuts is a meal for a man, both meat and drink. – Marco Polo I’m going to talk for a little bit about the glories of the coconut. Feel free to turn away at this point. I never grew up eating them. East Tennessee is remarkably free of coconut trees. I saw […]

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Second Opinion

If you think dogs can’t count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then give him only two of them. —Phil Pastoret I was pretty sure that my lamb shoulder was something wondrous:   But I arranged a consult for a second opinion: The experts concur.  

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The Best Laid Plans

It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him. –J.R.R. Tolkien Especially if dragons make good eating. I’ll have to check on that. I’ve gotten a few requests to be more specific about what I eat and especially to discuss the proportions and “how to” of […]

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Suffering

Better beans and bacon in peace than cakes and ale in fear. -Aesop We’ve been without bacon for the last 24 hours. It’s been hard, but I’m happy to report that the meat delivery arrived and we’re again swimming in hog fat. It was scary for a while, but we made it through. Still afraid […]

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