We recently moved from my mother-in-law’s house into a short-term furnished rental in the downtown Linden Hills area of Minneapolis, which allows me to walk to my temporary office at my sister-in-law’s house (can you tell how f-ing homeless we are?) Before that, I rode a “Nice Ride” bike. You see, Minneapolis is kind of[…]

Beware of Sincerity

I recently saw someone preface a Facebook post with, “Hey, sorry for the sincerity, but”… [insert important and personal message about the dangers of texting and driving]. That’s odd, I thought; aren’t we all supposed to be sincere — that is, to be true to ourselves and effectively communicate that which we deem personally or[…]

So What CAN They Eat?

I just read this article and now I can’t feed my kids crackers without experiencing crippling guilt. Apparently, “everything we know about obesity and heart disease is wrong.” It feels like we hear that every four months. Medicine has more controversial paradigm shifts than Facebook. It’s frustrating at first, then everyone adjusts, only to have it[…]

Day 355: Too Much Hot Sauce

We’re so over-fed in this country that pockets of wierdos have started brewing sauces with the sole intention of causing oral and intestinal discomfort. Hot sauce makers compete over who can scare their customers more. It’s a redneck poetry slam where the name with the most alliteration wins. I don’t care how clever it is (not very), I’m[…]