Coffee and Tea

All the coffee in Columbia won’t make me a morning person. - Author Unknown - American-style iced tea is the perfect drink for a hot, sunny day. It's never really caught on in the UK, probably because the last time we had a hot, sunny day was back in 1957. - Tom Holt - A... Continue Reading →


Advice from a Pumpkin: Be well-rounded. Get plenty of sunshine. Give thanks for life's bounty. Have a thick skin. Keep growing. Be outstanding in your field. Think big! - Ilan Shamir - After all the trouble you go to, you get about as much actual "food" out of eating an artichoke as you would from... Continue Reading →

Alcohol and Soft Drink Quotations

Beer Alternative Energy: A 2006 study found that the average American walks about 900 miles a year. Another study found that Americans drank an average of 22 gallons of beer a year. That means that, on average, Americans get about 41 miles per gallon. - Curiously Compelling Bathroom Reader - 24 hours in a day,... Continue Reading →

Dessert and Candy

A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand. - Author Unknown - A bag of Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans. "You want to be careful with those," Ron warned Harry. "When they say every flavor, they mean every flavor - you know, you get all the ordinary ones like chocolate and peppermint and marmalade,... Continue Reading →


Beer: It's not just for breakfast anymore. - Author Unknown - (President ) Bill Clinton's foreign policy experience stems mainly from having breakfast at the International House of Pancakes. - Pat Buchanan - Breakfast cereals that come in the same colors as polyester leisure suits make oversleeping a virtue. - Fran Lebowitz - If it's... Continue Reading →


After about 20 years of marriage, I'm finally starting to scratch the surface of what women want. And I think the answer lies somewhere between conversation and chocolate. - Mel Gibson - Among life’s mysteries is how a two-pound box of chocolate can make a person gain five pounds. - Unknown - As with most... Continue Reading →

Meals, Cooking and Eating

A good cook needs storage, a bad cook needs a dog. - IKEA sign in a store - And I find chopsticks frankly distressing. Am I alone in thinking it odd that a people ingenious enough to invent paper, gunpowder, kites and any number of other useful objects, and who have a noble history extending... Continue Reading →

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