(B)logging from Home

(B)logging from Home

What is the first thing you learned about Abraham Lincoln? That he freed the slaves? Led the nation through the Civil War? Was shot in a theatre? How about that he was born in a log cabin? Yup, that’s what stuck in my 10-year-old brain, and I’ve been pining for one...
Doing the Rites Right

Doing the Rites Right

The wedding of my middle son a few weeks ago was a magical – even mystical – experience. Talk about “sustainability” – this traditional Jewish wedding was replete with rituals connecting two unique individuals to each other, their ancestors, and a common heritage. Yet...
Kitchen Chaos – Done Sustainably!

Kitchen Chaos – Done Sustainably!

Kitchen Chaos – Done Sustainably! While I have never worked in a commercial kitchen, I am fresh off an experience that I suspect comes close to mimicking the “managed chaos” that defines that scene.  Earlier this week, my wife and I traveled to Milwaukee to...