Monthly Archives: June 2013

The quest for fried macaroni and cheese

I recently bought an electric skillet, because I didn’t own one and it’s the kind of thing I think a well-stocked kitchen should have. I want to learn how to cook more fried foods, whether deep fried or lightly fried. … Continue reading

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A familiar face among America’s worst charities

I’ve made mention before of my policy to never give anything to a charity that uses a call center to contact me—even if all subsequent contact is by mail. I don’t mind if it’s one person in a small office … Continue reading

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The R word

For a little while now I’ve been meaning to write about my progress on Gray Area. The short version is that I’m well past the 50K mark and have been writing at a pace worthy of NaNoWriMo. When I’m on, … Continue reading

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Pointless controversy: Lottery tickets and the Fates

Normally I like to stir up pointless controversy on silly subjects, but this time I want to turn it around. There’s some even more pointless controversy right now over that woman who just won half a billion dollars in the … Continue reading

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