Monday, June 18, 2018
Dear @ChronicleHerald, Publishing Industry Talking Points As "Commentary" Does A Disservice To Your Readers
More than one person shared this "Commentary" published last week by The Chronicle Herald entitled, " Keep Canadian juice on...
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Saturday Stories: Plagues, Emotional Abuse, And Being Black in America
Triumph of Death by Bruegel the Elder Ed Yong, in The Atlantic, with his sobering thoughts on what will happen when the next big plague h...
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Guest Post: Celebrated Canadian Chef Fred Morin Reflects Darkly Following His Friend Anthony Bourdain's Death
I've had the pleasure of knowing Fred (co-owner/chef at Montreal's Joe Beef, Liverpool House, Le Vin Papillon, and Mon Lapin) since ...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
The American Heart Association's Alliance For A Healthier Generation Labels Diet Coke and Pop-Tarts (And More) As "Smart Snacks" For Kids
In case you're not familiar with it, the Alliance For A Healthier Generations is the name given to the partnership program founded by th...
Saturday, June 09, 2018
Saturday Stories: Anthony Bourdain, Jamie Oliver, and Salt
By Anthony_Bourdain_on_WNYC.jpg : WNYC New York Public Radio . Cropped and edited by Daniel Case derivative work: Adriankwok ( talk ) - A...
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
You'll Never Guess Why My 11 Year Old Daughter And Her Friend Are Excited For Their School's Track And Field Day
It's not for the track and field. It's for the junk food. In my daughter and her friend's case, they're specifically exc...
Saturday, June 02, 2018
Saturday Stories: Hyper-personalized Food, Medical A.I., and Blood Spatter
Nadia Berenstein, in The New Food Economy, asks whether or not A.I. is set to usher in an era of hyper-personalized food? Abraham Verghese...
Thursday, May 31, 2018
"Everything In Moderation" Does Not Apply To Giving Candy To Other People's Kids
I heard it most recently from a teacher explaining why it's no big deal that she gave her 8 and 12 year old students Smarties (Canadian ...
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
A School Principal Blocked Me On Twitter Because I Suggested That 8 Year Olds Need Not Be Rewarded With Oreos For Writing A Test
In Grade 3 in Canada, many students write a standardized test for the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO). At one school, t...
Saturday, May 26, 2018
Saturday Stories: American Anti-Semitism, Forgotten Palestinians, And On Being Smaller
Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner, murdered by Rasmea Odeh in her bombing of a supermarket in 1969 Karen Bekker, in The Forward, wonders why A...
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