Chocolate should be tax deductible


Since obesity and its medical consequences have become such an expensive problem in the United States, I think we should be able to deduct the price of some foods. 

Don’t you agree? 

Groceries have become so expensive you can barely afford to eat anything but macaroni and cheese.  My favorite supper is the

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Confessions of a technotard


It was a beautiful day in late August.  A hurricane was roaring up the east coast, but in My Mississippi, the weather was just hunky-dory.

I was riding in the back seat with my two (thirty-something) sons up front.

They were carrying on a riveting conversation which sounded like the teacher in Charlie Brown specials. (Whah, Whah Whah.)

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Taking cupcakery to a new level: Blackened!


Cupcakes have been around forever, but over the past few years, there has been an explosion in their popularity.

I understand brides are even offering cupcakes in place of the traditional wedding cake.  Bakeries are popping up everywhere offering a plethora of flavors, with icing so tall they can’t fit into a bakery box.

We recently took a road trip to Tuscaloosa and Olivia Portera served us some wonderful cupcakes from  Gigi’s.  They were so fabulous, we had to stop by on the way home and pick

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