Category Archives: General

One more thing I really don’t like

High-fructose corn syrup. I have never really liked it, yet I find myself (and my kids, FWA and RJP) eating it too much. It’s time to break that habit, especially after checking twitter and seeing STA’s tweet about a study … Continue reading

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Chocolate

So I just started reading an article about Foucault, virtue ethics and consumption habits (an article that fits extremely well with one of my primary interests in this blog–I hope to write about it more later), when I came across … Continue reading

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I heart Angry Catfish

This summer I am trying to drink my lattes at home instead of spending $4 a day on them. So far I have been really successful; I rarely ever go out for coffee, especially in the morning. But today I … Continue reading

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Our trip: the good, the bad and the bad tasting

STA, RJP, FWA and I just got back from our big summer trip. First we went up north–Duluth, the Porcupine Mountains, Copper Harbor, Houghton (where I was born), Crystal Falls/Amasa. Then, down through Wisconsin (Appleton). And finally ended up in … Continue reading

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Food Porn…

Really, respect the food? I think I must write more about this later (but, after STA’s Father’s Day Celebration)…. Addendum as of 6.21.10: When I first saw this advertisement, I was blinded by the ginormous phallus; the text, “respect the … Continue reading

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So, how do you like your cinnamon roll?

So, FWA and RJP are at camp at a local city park all summer. Camp starts at 10 for RJP and 11 for FWA. Since this schedule just started this week, FWA and I are still trying to figure out … Continue reading

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Another reason to be “unchained”

I love their sandwiches (and their kettle cooked potato chips), but I had long suspected, based on the content of the irreverent/quirky/look-how-hip-we-are metal signs adorning every square millimeter of wall space inside most of their restaurants, that the owner/founder of … Continue reading

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Last night’s dinner…

SLP planned this meal as a result of cleaning out the pantry. She prepped everything and cooked the rice and the chile corn muffins. I cooked the bean-pepper-corn… whatever you’d call it, and the guacamole was left over from a … Continue reading

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Cleaning out the pantry

Today, after finally feeling like summer is beginning, I decided to clean out our pantry (or more specifically, our food cupboards). So far I have tackled our biggest food cupboard–the one with our canned goods, kids’ lunch food, bread and … Continue reading

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Going local at Target Field

Last night the whole SLP/STA crew (us, the kids, and my parents) headed downtown for their first (and my sixth… or is it seventh?) Twins game at Target Field. Is it possible to “go local” at a Major League Baseball … Continue reading

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