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Christmas sweaters get respect. Photo © UglySweaterShop-com via flickr/Creative Commons

Ghosts of seasons past appear in many guises

During this season of celebrations, seasonal concerts and parties, the subject of holiday traditions inevitably comes up. At a recent party, a friend admitted she had a number of tangible Christmas memories hanging around her place. “I think of them more like skeletons,” she said. “In the closet.” Her closet Read more →

Chocolate bunny. Photo © Michelle (pa1nt), via creative commons and flickr

Chocolate’s dark secrets revealed

Warning: The following contains information that may be disturbing to chocolate-lovers. Reader discretion is advised. I hate to break it to you just as you nibble on your chocolate Easter bunny’s ear, but we’ve been misled. Happily and willingly misled, but misled nonetheless. Those expensive, for-adult-consumption-only Easter eggs you stashed Read more →

Picky Eaters Club fetes the season with feasting

I don’t know about you, but I’m finding having people over for dinner for any occasion is getting more and more complicated. First, there are the scheduling issues. Who is available when, and can we please—please!—manage to get together, all of us, just this once this year? Okay, how about Read more →

Humans get more nutrition from tastier food

  ’Tis the season. Those who are dear to us gather near to us to feast, share and converse. We assemble around the groaning board, and retire from it, groaning, “I couldn’t eat another thing.” But when they pass around the coffee and the pumpkin pie, we gather our resources, Read more →