World Diabetes Day

“Diabetes is a lousy, lousy disease.” Elaine Stritch The World Health Organization is on a mission to raise global awareness of diabetes. Today has been designated World Diabetes Day.  The WHO statistics are sobering: 347 million people worldwide have diabetes. 80% of people with diabetes live in low and middle-income countries. Diabetes is projected to become…

What Happened When the Fridge Went on Vacation

A couple of months ago, our fridge expired!  One minute it was running smoothly, the next only ominous sounds emanated from the interior foreshadowing calls to the repairman or an appliance retailer.  Then there was all the food, the clean-up and the $$$ for a new refrigerator. I couldn’t believe how much junk we kept…

How Many Food Blogs Are There, Anyway?

Blogging has become a national pastime. For me, it’s a remarkable way to define a transitional boundary. According to Technorati.com there are over 1.3 million blogs, which can be subdivided into the categories of Sports, Politics, Autos, Technology, Living, Green and Science.  Food blogs come under the heading of Living.  And as of today’s date,…