The Food Problem


The subject of food and obesity in America is a controversial one. Glenn Pendlay really struck a nerve with his rant about marketing and junk food in his Freshly Pressed piece I’m pissed. It’s a complicated subject and there are many points to consider, but let me share a personal…

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12 Fun Facts About Australia

Here are some things you probably didn’t know about Australia. Well, unless you’re Australian. There are about a million feral camels in central parts of Australia. Because Sydney and Melbourne couldn’t stop bickering over which city should be the capital of Australia, neither of them received the title. Instead, a…

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Sunday Gratitudes


A few things that are making me happy this week and that I’m grateful for: Excellent Indian Food Butter chicken, goat meat spicy curry, lentils, chicken in spicy sauce, naan (bread).  Theo’s sister and her husband took us out for Indian food the Sunday before my departure and it was…

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