Regular Life

Regular Life

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

Posts filed under Food

Deception Lurks

Looking at two products, Swiss Miss Classics, Milk Chocolate Flavor and Swiss Miss No Sugar Added, Milk Chocolate Flavor, at first glance one might figure that the former would be sweetened with sugar, while only the latter contained artificial sweeteners. One would be wrong.

Are We in the Jerk Store?

The only customer in the shop, I stood waiting for the nice lady behind the counter to fill my meager order: one white creme-filled donut and two glazed cinnamon twists. Behind me, the donut shop’s front door swung open with a resounding “ding” and in stepped a graying man, sharply dressed, with two small children… (read more)

Fighting Attention Problems

We have stopped using the TV at our house on weeknights. Well, let me back up a step. We do not turn on the television before our son goes to bed. Baby steps, people. This is part of our effort to hit our son’s attention deficit disorder (ADD) from the environmental angle. Included in that… (read more)

Don’t Steep My Tea in Controversy

Sometimes it’s the simple things in life. I’m not the first one to say that, but I’m the one writing it at this moment. Thanks to the ease of finding information in today’s world, those simple things can get complicated very quickly. In the case of sweetness in a beverage, my tastebuds perhaps never will… (read more)

Dental Donuts

Sometimes, putting your foot in your mouth makes you look more human and approachable. At least, I hope that was what it did. This time, riding bicycles was completely off the table, both because of time and because it was raining. My son and I were running late for our usual weekly trip to the… (read more)