Category: Food for Thought

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Cooking competitions

Cooking competitions like any “Chili Cookoff” Taste is – and always will be – 100% subjective. This makes me wonder about things like a “Chili Cookoff” that happens in cities across the country. Including...

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Remember?: Flip Cameras?

Remember?: Flip Cameras? About a decade ago – and for about five years or so – “Flip cameras” were a big thing. Dedicated pocket video cameras (most often smaller than cell phones) that took...

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Media options

Media options today – How do they help? I sit back on my perch often – waiting months, often years before an opinion is formed about anything. I feel “watching the herds” move slowly...

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One reason to look at news

One reason to look at news We’ve mentioned the “avoid news” thought process many times in the past. But wanted to add a crucial caveat to that. When we say “avoid news,” that is...

no footprints

No Footprints

No Footprints By Zman [This is an excellent essay about the differences between the “Industrial Revolution,” and the “Technological Revolution.” The things (technologies) that come and go in our internet culture – just disappear....

protect america

Protect America

(The following letter to the Editor was sent to us – and also published in various USA Today publications.) Letter: Protect America presently have an almost uninformed, or misinformed America. This includes our government...