May 05

Asparagus – 10 things you never knew about this tasty vegetable

May is National Asparagus Month and to celebrate this amazing vegetable, the King of Vegetables, here are 10 things that you might, or might not know about asparagus. The Smell This is a fact that most people know, that your pee (urine) smells after eating asparagus, however it seems that not everyone is able to …

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Sep 25

Feeding My Coffee Fix Southwest Kansas

There are towns across the United States that have not been deemed “worthy” of a Starbucks, but there are still coffee shops located in these towns providing the caffeine addict their fix through lattes, cappuccinos, espressos and mochas. In southwest Kansas, there are independently owned coffee shops that are a testament to the capital spirit …

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Aug 20

EHS Cheese Steak Sandwich / Nothing Beats Cafeteria Food

Strangely, one of the most memorable aspects of my high school (EHS) was the cafeteria food. Everyone had their favorites but  I don’t recollect there being a salad.  Maybe there was one, but I was always on the “line” so I would have never seen it. I wore “fry-goggles” back in the day.  “Fry- goggles” …

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Aug 13

Corn Dogs…Before We Deep Fried Twinkies

Every time I eat a Corn Dog, I seriously ask myself, why did I just eat that corn dog? I then say to myself I will never eat another Corn Dog again. Inevitably, it is like watching the movie Ground Hog Day with Bill Murray. I repeat the same question and statement year after year, …

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Aug 11

Pondering Peanut Probabilities

Most of us never think anything of the bag of peanuts that is now served on most domestic airline flights in the United States. We either decline or accept the bag with resignation, remembering a time when there were more than peanuts and pretzels served. I travel a lot, spending most weeks traveling between home …

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