Tag Archives: food

Eternal Life and the Everlasting French Fry

I remember to this day the first time I was able to eat an entire cheeseburger from McDonald’s.  It was kind of a big deal.  My brother and I would usually get Happy Meals when we were younger, and would usually be disappointed by the toys—but nonetheless, they were still fun. The McDonald’s we would […]

Kool-Aid Jesus & “Ode to the End of the World”

If you grew up in or anywhere near a church with some sort of children’s ministry–or ever had school picnics or potlucks…or ever had a childhood for that matter… you’ve experienced Grape Kool-Aid. In 1931Edwin Perkins, in Nebraska, had the idea to remove all the liquid substance from a fruit drink he created and packaged […]

“Everyone has a story worth telling”

I was recently told I write in plurals a lot–using words such as– we/us instead of I/me. I was also told I generalize perhaps a bit too much–generally, usually, occasionally–things of that sort pop up in these paragraphs instead of solid fact, or opinion. Thus, in an attempt to go beyond the walls of “usually” […]

The Bouillon Cube God

I love cooking. Baking still alludes me–mostly because my current kitchen is too small for me to be brave enough to dabble in pastries and delicate items.  But, cooking, on the other hand, is somewhat of a necessity. So I’m learning…what knives are best with different jobs, branching out from just meat and potatoes, how […]