I Nominate the Waffle House Hero

A tweet caught my eye with regards to Waffle House hero James Shaw Jr who, early Sunday, wrestled an assault rifle from the hands of a gunman who had just opened fire, killing four people and wounding at least three others. The tweet described the hero as a graduate of Tennessee State, a vegan, and … Continue reading I Nominate the Waffle House Hero

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly— Politics and Billionaires

Donald Trump (the ugly), has some junk in his trunk; by junk I mean items abhorrent to others. Three, off the top of my head— Russian mobster friends with ties to Putin, corporate bankruptcy filings, derogatory dealings with women, greed, pride, gluttony, sloth... sorry, I said three. Those are just a few of the items … Continue reading The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly— Politics and Billionaires


Today is travel day. My first born and I are en-route to California via compressed metal tube, in anticipation of tomorrow— dorm move in day. We got an early start, relatively speaking. This date has been planned since April, yet even with daily reminders my child was up all night doing laundry. Packing commenced during … Continue reading Superbagel

Like Non-Dairy Butter

"The course of true love never did run smooth." A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act 1, Scene1, Page 5 ~William Shakespeare  How to make a smooth transition from the Bard's quote...love never did run smooth...smooth, like butter...fake, non dairy butter...like Smart Balance. And there we have the smooth transition from Shakespeare to my topic today.  Smart … Continue reading Like Non-Dairy Butter