Category Archives: chocolate

Note to Self: Don’t Listen to Me

Here’s the deal. Refined sugar is the devil and its evil tentacles are sprinkled everywhere. I don’t want to hear about moderation. That kind of quackery is for people who are building up a tolerance for arsenic or iocaine powder. … Continue reading

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Instant Pot

After spending the fall semester in a literal and metaphorical cave, I emerged to see the Instapot recipes take a commanding lead over POTUS posts on my Facebook feed. You can imagine my disappointment when I discovered that Libertarians had not … Continue reading

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Spring Loaded

An non-random, completely lacking construct validity informal study of my colleagues who are also finishing their 3rd year of a PhD program indicates that Easter baskets came with the requisite chocolate, 5 lb weight gain, and a bonus side order of a … Continue reading

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Life Lessons Cubed

My dear friend Trish called me today. We got to visit uninterrupted, which means that it’s barely March and I’ve used up my Christmas miracle already. She mentioned that she’d like for me to do a blog on my “Life’s … Continue reading

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8 Improbable Thoughts Before Breakfast

1. Hey, that’s a great title! Now write a blog about it. 2. What’s the secret ingredient in Alexander’s smoked chicken salad? Should I eat my last tub for breakfast or save it for supper? Write a blog until the … Continue reading

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Happiness Engineer

That is a real job title, I swear it on all that is holy:   Hang on while I swill some raisins to cut the chocolate cravings that picture instigated…. No, it didn’t work. (I have to close my eyes … Continue reading

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Red(d) Fox(x)

Last night Mark and Leah “camped out” in the back yard. This is mostly an excuse to eat s’mores for supper and poptarts for breakfast, but as long as I don’t have to sleep in a tent on the ground, … Continue reading

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