Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! When I cook or bake I usually pull recipes from one of three places: Joy of Cooking Mastering the Art of French Cooking (Julia) Allrecipes.com The books are my staple go to books.  But I seem to find a lot of great choices from All Recipes.  I think, like Trip Advisor, […]

Adverse uses of technology…

A neighborhood friend of mine posted an article link from Time on Facebook.  The article is titled “The Secret Languages of Girls on Instagram”.  You can find the article at: http://time.com/3559340/instagram-tween-girls/ This gist of this article is that teen girls are using Instagram as a ranking mechanism.  As girls post things the responses and the […]

Brittany Maynard and the right to choose death with dignity..

Yesterday Brittany Maynard chose to take her life as she faced a terminal form of brain cancer.  Lot’s of controversy regarding this.  She moved to Oregon because the state supports a person being able to take their own life in these situations.  The state supports self-assisted suicide. My wife, rest her soul, fought through three […]

Halloween Makeup

I’m in my early 40’s and my first memories of Halloween was picking out a costume.  The costume consisted of that really stinky plastic mask and the plastic suit.  Simple.  Done…  But now you can get so elaborate for kids and adult costumes.  My daughter, who is seven, decided to pick a “Corpse Bride” costume. […]