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An Elegant Breakfast

When we travel, one of the things I look for in a hotel is an elegant breakfast. Yup. Big beds, good wifi, a downtown location and an elegant breakfast. Finding the perfect combination of understated luxury and practical services isn’t always easy, but if you do find it, you can probably assume that there will […]

trader joe's

A Foodie’s Defense of Trader Joe’s

A few years back, when my interest in food and cooking collided with my political side, and I, like millions of others, discovered Michael Pollan, I made some very serious pronouncements and decisions about food. Of course, I blogged about these decisions, as I did about all of my decisions in those days. Oh, how […]

Twitter IPO

The Twitter IPO is not for you

Twitter will hold its Initial Public Offering (IPO) on Thursday to great anticipation. Hopefully (for them, at least) this will go better than the Facebook IPO both on the technical side and on the price side. No matter which way it goes, though, the Twitter IPO is not for you. Now, if you are interested in […]