The Food and Wine Hedonist

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It’s Bourbon Time

Not so regrettably, my hillbilly days are over. It’s been 13 weeks since I started aging the whiskey I got from  Ann Arbor Distilling Company.  It was a kit they … Continue reading

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Crazy Easy Tomato Sauce

What’s with all those cooking videos that pop-up all the time on Facebook?   You know the ones – less than a minute long,  sped-up videos of two hands making … Continue reading

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The Butter Coffee Biohack

I’m a sucker for weird, outlandish dietary experiments. Remember when I did the Master Cleanse?  That’s the one where I drank lemonade for ten straight days to lose 14 pounds … Continue reading

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How Art Can Help In Post-Election America

This past Monday I wrote a post on how this election season is showing how everyone needs to develop more empathy.   Like many of you, I had no idea … Continue reading

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How to Life

Despite there being a wealth of material in this campaign season I can be snarky about give powerful insight on and my strong personal views, I haven’t  felt a need … Continue reading

November 7, 2016 · 15 Comments

The Hunchback of Notre Dame – The Musical

It’s been a while since I’ve posted about our theater doings, the last one being when I talked about how I absolutely LOATHE Grease.  Then in Spring I was music … Continue reading

November 4, 2016 · 4 Comments

Cookies and Clowns

I have a lot of silly little quirks and minor phobias, just like everyone else.   But there’s one thing that that really scares me.   CLOWNS.   So you can imagine my … Continue reading

October 31, 2016 · 2 Comments

Guilty Pleasures Recycled – Kansas

Last Saturday, after a couple hours of yard work, I found myself glued to the couch.  It wasn’t so much that I was exhausted.   Rather, I was mesmerized by YouTube … Continue reading

October 21, 2016 · 5 Comments

Ann Arbor Eats: Dirty Bird Fried Chicken

When did Nashville Chicken become a thing? OK, let’s back up.  Nashville Chicken or “hot chicken” is fried chicken topped with a spicy Cayenne-based sauce on top of it.  The … Continue reading

October 19, 2016 · 15 Comments

Dorm Room Romance

Living here in Ann Arbor, I’m around college students all the time.  I’m sure many of you living in towns where a university is a huge part of the community … Continue reading

October 14, 2016 · 7 Comments