Archive for November, 2011

    We do love our little roasted bean! Coffee, like any foodstuff can be found in differing qualities.  Most coffee (some estimate up to...

The usual loaded words and misleading information that encourage liberals and conservatives to write their Congressmen have filled the airwaves.  For example, these days are...

    The usual loaded wordsand misleading information that encourage liberals and conservatives to write their Congressmen have filled the airwaves. For example, these days...

    To increase sales, newspapers exaggerate, mislead and misrepresent continually.  Today the average citizen would really like to get the facts.  They can’t get...

    Consider: It’s Not Twitter or Facebook.  It’s the Power of the Network.  It’s Not the People Who Vote that Count.  It’s the People Who...

And I’ll Bet The Sweeps On That!     There is something magical that happens when you tuck into a warm bowl of homemade soup...

    The supplement industry is a booming one, as people buy the hope of living a life that is not only longer, but also...

So you thought fortune cookies came from China?  Wrong!  They originated right in San Francisco.  Fortune cookies are believed to be the invention of Makota...

A long time ago, in Communist Russia, there was a famous weather man named Rudolf. He had a 100 percent accuracy rating for his forecasts...

    Either you LOVE chocolate or you don’t, there really isn’t any in between.  Yes, chocolate in its rawest pure form is good for...

And I’ll Bet The Sweeps On That!   Everyone knows one person who thinks that their views on food and nutrition are the absolute gospel!...

In 1998, bone marrow supplies for recipients, were so depleted that success was a very slim possibility. My son was an anonymous donor, but the...

Photography by Dennis Jarvis And I’ll Bet The Sweeps On That!   Overfishing is one of the greatest threats to our oceans today!  Ocean Wise,...

A sampling of “evil” computers and networks and my thoughts on their relative badness. HAL 9000 from 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) Well, HAL did...

  All the talk of gold infuriates some investors.  They argue it is too expensive, and its price could drop sharply if the hedge funds...

And I’ll Bet The Sweeps On That! We are all guilty of eating on the run at some point. Unfortunately, making this a habit is...

  My best friend Mike was a cop, now retired.  A very intelligent man except for his choice of vocation, and most would suggest his...