ADHD Victims, more food for thought.

14 10 2010

I know I’ve suffered. I’ve recently been diagnosed with ADHD and I look back on a life of grief. But a common theme running through my life makes me realize that there is suffering much worse then mine. I’m talking about the suffering of food. Read the rest of this entry »


Family Reunion

12 07 2010

It’s a hard job, but …

I spent the weekend at family reunions. One was miles away, the other was right here in town. The “miles away” one wasn’t my family, it was the family of a friend and I offered to drive. (The things I’ll do for food …)

The deal was that this reunion fell on my friend’s mother’s birthday, and my friend had told her family that she wouldn’t be able to make it. We drove down under cover of semi-heavy traffic and my friend snuck up behind her eighty-plus year old mother and kissed her on the cheek. Of course, pandemonium ensued. I endured accolades for being the deliverer of joy, I liked that, a lot. Call me Santa Claus. Tears flowed (not mine though! …okay, maybe a few were) and the result was a happy reunion. Read the rest of this entry »

The Shopping Cart Rule

23 06 2010

Those of you who know me well know that I don’t particularly like to go shopping. Once there and resigned to the task I usually engage and become amenable, even participatory, but I don’t look forward to it. Read the rest of this entry »

Faux Food For Thought

6 05 2010

Faux food

I like the real stuff. Artificial doesn’t do a thing for me. I’m not afraid to say it. I grew up on a farm. No surprise that I’m not fond of artificial food. I’m a butter, milk and eggs guy when it comes to the dairy section, and I don’t believe in turkey franks or chicken ham. I have a hard time just getting past the name “mock chicken,” I’m pretty sure whatever it’s made of isn’t good if all the name says is “This ain’t what it’s made of”. Read the rest of this entry »

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