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How Old is Too Old?
Recently I was driving within the city limits with my 8 year old daughter. As I typically do, I travel about 35 miles per hour when the posted speed is 30 mph. Surprisingly I quickly approached the ...
5/21/13 at 10:37 AM
Every grease monkey's dream.
Today for lunch the family headed out to a new restaurant in town, Quaker Steak & Lube. It was Aaron's choice, because he likes buffalo wings, and this place is known for theirs. Note: I did not t...
3/28/13 at 4:24 PM Bounce House Vigilante 9/30/12 at 3:09 PM
It's not you, it's me. 8/17/12 at 12:50 PM
Candidates for Worst Movie
Some of the folks on Facebook have some suggestions for the worst movies they've seen. TB: The Sweetest Thing. "I normally like that genre, but it was drivel. Went nowhere." ML: Anything with George ...
2/19/13 at 12:15 PM Advice Columnist Practice Letter 1/24/13 at 9:16 PM
Hating on Iowa 1/8/12 at 4:22 PM
More Things They Don't (Can't) Instruct You (Me) In Culinary (Any) School
The recent separation of Chris Olson, former Chef de Cuisine from Parka, a restaurant in Minneapolis, has spurned interesting conversations about things theydon'tteach you in culinary school. Olson's ...
2/17/13 at 2:53 PM My Daily Dose of Rabbel-Rousing: With Love From Applebee's 4/7/12 at 9:21 AM
A Case For Blogging About Restaurants On Opening Night (& Other Ethical Dilemmas) 2/23/12 at 6:28 AM
It is time for the Herd to be heard...
Integrity is sometimes difficult to define, but we tend to know it when we see it. At the very least it can besaid to be consistency between what we say and what we do over time. Ideally, it is also a...
9/8/12 at 1:11 PM Additional commentary... 6/29/12 at 9:30 AM
A throw down with Morast! 2/10/12 at 7:05 PM
Fit to Fight
I just got done watching an installment on a television morning show. The title of the piece was Unfit to Fight. It told how a high percentage of America's population does not fit into the mil...
3/11/12 at 5:59 AM
There’s no one to blame but yourself for missing class
Video games are the reason for students struggles in school as much as food is to blame for peoples weight issues. College often is a persons first taste of freedom (loads of free time) from parental ...
12/27/11 at 12:00 AM Zombies, monsters and superheroes have left the woodwork 10/18/11 at 11:00 PM
Sidewalks are for everyone, now and later 9/26/11 at 11:00 PM
Now for a who me? Somehow I got roped into making the coleslaw for a fundraiser dinner for the All School Reunion. I distinctly recall being at a meeting..and said quote " If you are having coles...
11/20/09 at 3:39 AM Baiting Deer 11/12/09 at 5:34 AM
Halloween Report 11/1/09 at 3:22 AM