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Meals On Wheels: Put Some Classy In Your Chassis

What would you rather eat?  A grayish-brown burger on a squashed bun, limp fries in a greasy paper bag, all washed down with flat soda pop. Chilled vichyssoise, steak, asparagus with hollandaise sauce, roasted fingerling potatoes and strawberries, served on … Continue reading

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You Vill Take Ze Toy Und You Vill Luff It

“Welcome to McDonald’s, may I take your order?” says the bored, disembodied voice coming from the little box under the menu board in the drive-thru. “Yeah, um…lemme see…gimme a kid’s meal with a cheeseburger and, um, a diet coke for … Continue reading

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Home Sweet McHome

This was one of the first posts I ever did, back when I started a blog as a way to tell my family about my sister Lib and my trip to Ireland.  It’s only fitting that I repost it this … Continue reading

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With Apologies to Robert Frost

(sung to the tune of “The Bonnie Banks o’ Loch Lomond”) O ye’ll tak’ the high road, and Ah’ll tak’ the low road And ye’ll git your Big Mac afore me

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Great Dining Expectations

“Let’s go out to eat tonight.”   Same words + different people = different meanings It’s all a matter of expectations.

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Biggest Loser: Family Edition. Virtue is It’s Own Reward (But Not For Me)

We are now 6 weeks into our family weight loss challenge.  Most of my sisters, sister-in-law and Mom have adopted a slow and steady strategy. We’re all making progress, trying to eat sensibly, and some are becoming more active. If you’ve … Continue reading

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The Vehicular Gourmet Presents: Fine Automotive Dining

Picture this: a grayish-brown burger on a squashed bun, greasy fries, all wrapped in paper and washed down with soda pop.  Now picture this: chilled vichyssoise, steak, asparagus with hollandaise sauce, roasted fingerling potatoes and strawberries, served on linen and … Continue reading

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