Category Archives: Food

A Pill is no Cannoli

The DAILY PROMPT – If you could get all the nutrition you needed in a day with a pill — no worrying about what to eat, no food preparation — would you do it? There once was a pill colored … Continue reading

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The Sweaty Chef – a Tale of the Lush

When I was in high school, I had a boyfriend, “Jon”, whose mom was a classic lush. I don’t know that I ever saw her sober. She was the kind of drunk that was either sobbing, screaming or laughing.  You … Continue reading

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Mom – The Bagel Lady

My mom jokes that according to my blog, she’s ruined my life. I laugh right back. She knows it’s not true – but she also knows that she’s taking a chance when she reads my posts because, as humans, we … Continue reading

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Collusion

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
Collusion: secret agreement or cooperation especially for an illegal or deceitful purpose (Yes, this is a repost from October, but the subject matter has come up in recent conversations and it made me want…

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The Carrot Dog Story ~ a Tale of Skepticism and Amazement

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
Anyone that has any kind of contact with me, either in person or on Facebook, has probably heard me extol the deliciousness of carrot dogs.  I LOVE CARROT DOGS!!  What might you ask are…

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When Sheep Don’t Bring You Joy

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
I wrote this in 40 minutes before work at 5AM – please excuse any offensive uses or misuses of grammar.  mea culpa, mea culpa, mea máxima culpa. That Catholic upbringing was good for something,…

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Today is THE DAY!

Friends, Romans, Country (Wo)men! Lend me your ears….well, in this case your eyes. YES! TODAY IS THE DAY!!!! It’s the day I know I’ve been waiting for… The once was was a lassie with a tick Most everything made her … Continue reading

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End it Now ~

What the hell is wrong with our society? We have 7 year old CHILDREN going on self-imposed DIETS – I didn’t even KNOW what a diet was until I was at least 12. There are reports of anorexic KINDERGARTNERS for F’s sake.  How … Continue reading

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Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
Serious Warning (as opposed to my goofy ones): There’s a pretty intense and somewhat scary picture at the end of this post Let’s face it – I’m not the crafty type.  Neither is my…

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Did Ya Know…

A 79₵ can of cat food has the power to cause untold destruction? A dial-9 line can wreak havoc with a web tutorial? Well did ya? I suspected not, except Becca – she knows one of these stories… Miata Meow … Continue reading

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