Food For Thought – Apple Crisp

“In Hollywood, the women are all peaches. It makes one long for an apple occasionally.” – William Somerset Maugham Continuing in my trend of making Alton Brown recipes, I tried his version of apple crisp. I love baked apples: apple pie, apple dumplings, apple danishes, you name it. Ingredients  ¾ C plain oatmeal ¾ C … [Read more…]

Scantily-Clad Feminism

“A bikini bottom is not much different from what we’re wearing. A few inches of flesh isn’t going to make a difference.” -David Epstein Lots and lots of things make my brain hurt. Driving in DC, eating ice cream too fast, and this article. The moral of the story is that Paula Marantz Cohen does … [Read more…]

Quitting Your Religion

“Oh, life is bigger It’s bigger than you And you are not me” -REM Losing My Religion I know I’m slightly late to the party on this one, but I’m going to celebrate it anyway. Jimmy Carter has left the Southern Baptist Church due to it’s mistreatment of women. His op-ed opens with: “Women and … [Read more…]

A Republican I Can Believe In

“In fact, one thing that I have noticed . . . is that all of these conspiracy theories depend on the perpetrators being endlessly clever. I think you’ll find the facts also work if you assume everyone is endlessly stupid.” -Unknown I find conspiracy theorists a fascinating bunch. I personally subscribe to the theory of … [Read more…]