Not Whole Foods

If you’re looking for a grocery shopping experience that differs from this one, venture on down to my local market (on route 9, past the John Deere dealership, the Creamery, behind the Mobil station) where yesterday I heard this conversation in the meat section…

“Whattaya been up to, dude?”


“Shit! Me, too!”

“Sucked, right?”

“Yeah. Even just for a year.”

The Engineers’ Nest

Number 2 son is into first semester of off-campus life, living with a classmate.  Total cost for coffee table, couch, mini-fridge, and bar cabinet, $160.


And the beauty of being engineering majors is that the appliances they can’t afford, they build. Like this immersion circulator for sous vide cooking….