Ask Fatty Felicity III

Back by popular demand, it’s Ask Fatty Felicity, the write-in column where you get to ask all your burning questions about Fat, Diet, and the Meaning of Life! Let’s get right to today’s burning questions: Dear Fatty Felicity, I thought you were going to do a post on vegetarianism? —Bernard Blackmantle I thought I was […]

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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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Bringing Good Cheer

Now grocer’s trade Is in request, For plums and spices Of the best Good cheer doth with This month agree, And dainty chaps Must sweetned be. Mirth and gladness Doth abound, And strong beer in Each house is found. Minc’d pies, roast beef With other cheer And feasting, doth Conclude the year. –”Poor Robin” 1677 […]

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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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Ask Fatty Felicity II

Welcome to Ask Fatty Felicity, the write-in column where you get to ask all your burning questions about Fat, Diet, and the Meaning of Life! Today’s Burning Questions:

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Let Thy Food Be Thy Medicine

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease. ― Voltaire I was going to write about salt today, but before I could sit down and do so, I found an interesting article. Two actually. One is from the New York Times, the other from the LATimes. We’ll start on […]

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Oh the Humanity!

Diet Coke with lemon…didn’t that used to be called Pledge?  –Jay Leno Not long ago I was at a friend’s house. My friends are pretty typical Americans. They have a large kitchen with two long counters, a normal American-sized fridge and freezer, above- and below-counter cabinets, and a pantry. Here’s what was in them:

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