Category Archives: attempt at humor

Comments on Self-help article of the day

Since the news is so universally depressing these days I’ve abandoned looking at it as a source of inspiration for my return to regular blogging. So I now look for some fluff pieces and see if I can poke a … Continue reading

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Hard to find something light-hearted

In the tone of my revitalized blogging I now scan news for some subject as grist for a light-hearted post, hard to come by today. I know the late night comedians, esp. the late great Jon Stewart have their staff … Continue reading

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Yep, $10,000 status symbol, got to have it

I have no idea how to include YouTube in WordPress so I’ll just post the URL and you can go look for yourself. I got the link to this video from a Huffpo post where I’ll copy their money quote … Continue reading

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Making estimates about crazy things

I was re-reading a great little book on my Kindle while grinding out my miles and found a really intriguing and fun idea. This book is a collection of blog posts the Atlantic magazine did and it led me to … Continue reading

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Eating makes your hungry and hungry makes you eat

I think the vast majority, at least 90%, of nutrition “advice” (or even more laughably, ‘wisdom’) is junk and rarely do the authors even try to connect any of their ideas to science, since in fact science rarely has anything … Continue reading

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Nutrition “science” joke

Pardon my plagiarizing this joke to make a point: 1. The Japanese eat very little fat; the Spaniards eat a lot of fat: both suffer fewer heart attacks than the British or Americans. 2. The Japanese drink very little red wine; the Italians … Continue reading

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The 12 steps of bread – 1

This is my take on the evolution of a person raised on 1950s “convenience” (greatest thing since sliced bread) bread into someone who actually knows what good bread is: Buy the same plastic-wrapped, spongy and tasteless stuff your mother loved. … Continue reading

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