Wonderful Meal by a Very Good ...

Jul 29, 2011 by

Last week I visited friends I have known since high school at their beautiful house on the shores of Lake Champlain in Vermont.  The...

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The Pied Piper Syndrome in Soc...

Jul 27, 2011 by

Social media experts proclaim something or someone is brilliant or amazing (Cue in Bruno Mars!) and we all chime in to agree...

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Retail Therapy Works .. Resear...

Jul 25, 2011 by

Shopping as “therapy” is effective at elevating mood, and it doesn’t lead to buyer’s regret. All of the...

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Bananas With Spatula Bits

Jul 22, 2011 by

Every year seems to bring new food fads with one replacing the next in popularity.  For example, even as you read this, cupcakes are...

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The Soulful Sound and Story of...

Jul 20, 2011 by

From the ancient days of cave painting to the remarkable statues of Michelangelo all the way to our modern museums of art, the...

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Skype-tini Anyone?

Jul 18, 2011 by

About a year ago I made a major change in my life and moved from upstate New York to Maryland.  I hated leaving my country home and...

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If You Can’t Eat It Free...

Jul 15, 2011 by

Here we are in the middle of July already.  Where does the time go?  On a farm, you can measure the passing of summertime in...

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Lemon: An Alternative To Choco...

Jul 15, 2011 by

OK, I know it’s a sacrilege to say this… I’m not crazy about chocolate. One of the few things I never crave. Go...

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atsGf A Pithy Book Review

Jul 14, 2011 by

atsGf A Pithy Book Review is the idea of Gf Dorothéa Bozicolona-Volpe who suggested we supplement traditional book reviews with ones...

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“Singlism” by Bell...

Jul 13, 2011 by

Singism by Bella DePaulo could be the sophisticated Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Like that iconic but sentimental work, Singlism might just...

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Interview with Bella DePaulo, ...

Jul 11, 2011 by

Recently, I was playing following the link. You know how that goes .. you click on one link it takes you to another site and so on....

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R Is For Roasted Radish

Jul 8, 2011 by

It’s radish season again, here in Colorado.  I know people who like radishes, but to me they taste like rubber bands.  Actually,...

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