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Which Scotch is Best? A Macallan Taste Test

27 September 2014

Last week at Fincon, I spent some time becoming acquainted with Shannyn Allan, who writes about finance and fashion at Frugal Beautiful. Though we’ve known each other for three years, we’d never spent time getting to know each other until this conference. Shannyn says that she can be an enigma to some men. She’s a […]

Scrawny to Brawny: Eating a Big-Ass Breakfast

18 December 2013

In early November, I joined an online fitness forum. Scrawny to Brawny is a year-long program designed to provide structure, feedback, and support while helping participants build lean muscle mass and strength. To start, though, we simply “bulk up”. Every two weeks, those of us doing Scrawny to Brawny (S2B) are assigned a new “habit”. […]

The Flavor Bible: A Cookbook Without Recipes

11 June 2013

A couple of months ago, I reconnected with Ken, one of my college roommates. Turns out that 25 years after rooming together, he and I gain live in the same building. Over dinner at Relish Gastropub — one of my favorite new restaurants in Portland — Ken and I reconnected. We talked about life and […]

Some Quick Links About Health and Fitness

29 May 2013

Lately, I’ve been collecting links faster than I can share them. This is a quick post about some of the fitness stuff I’ve found. The Seven-Minute Workout For instance, at the New York Times wellness blog, Gretchen Reynolds shared what she calls “the scientific seven-minute workout“. This series of twelve body-weight exercises — taken from […]

The Blue Zones: How to Live a Long and Healthy Life

20 May 2013

I’ve always been fascinated by the idea of extending human life. As a boy, my favorite characters in the Bible were those like Methuselah who lived for hundreds of years. (Noah, of ark fame, was reportedly 600 when he built his boat, and he lived for another 350 years after the flood!) I’m also drawn […]

Paris 2013: In the Land of Wine and Cheese

26 March 2013

Greetings from Paris! For almost a week, Kim and I have been exploring the city from an apartment near the Sentier metro stop. Every day, we walk down Rue Montorgueil, a bustling pedestrian thoroughfare filled with produce stands and fish shops and boulangeries. With all the people packed into caf├ęs, it feels very much like […]

Coffee Addict

08 March 2013

Though I’ve long denied it, those who know me well tell me I’m a picky eater. It used to drive Kris crazy. When I started dating Kim, I told her I’d eat almost anything. It didn’t take her long to see that what I meant was I’d eat almost anything other than beer, coffee, mushrooms, […]

A Culinary Tour of Lima, Peru

31 October 2011

I love food. This is no secret to those who know me. (I’ve struggled with my weight all of my life.) Fortunately, I’ve found a sort of fitness equilibrium, because since arriving in Peru a month ago, I’ve been eating like a king. I knew Peruvian food was good before I started this trip, so […]

American Cookery: Magazine ads from 1939

16 April 2011

My wife knows me pretty well. At a recent garage sale, Kris picked up the November 1939 issue of American Cookery magazine. She wanted it for the recipes. But after she was finished, she handed it off to me. “You’ll want to look at the ads,” she said. She was right. Fun trivia: American Cookery […]

Five Festive Christmas Cookies to Share with Family and Friends

18 December 2009

What’s Christmas without cookies? A plate of warm Christmas cookies can help you bond with the neighbors, and taking a tray to the office is a sure way to win points with your co-workers. Christmas cookies can also be a fun part of frugal holiday gift-giving. Every year, Kris and I assemble holiday gift bags […]

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