Chapeau du Pain

Chapeau du Pain

On Nova’s Science night I found out that humans have about as many genes as nematodes and that corn has way more genes than we do. Corn.  Why corn? We have to do a lot more than corn does on any given day. It’s hard to believe that we are who we are when...

Tiger Woods vs. Cancer Cure

Tiger Woods sleeps around. While Tiger Woods was sucking up media bandwidth like a California wildfire, scientists from ten countries announced that they have cracked the entire genetic code of two of the most common cancers – skin and lung. Now, on a scale of...

Jesus, Call Off the Suits

I had my back to the kitchen window, checking on my roasting chicken, when the doorbell rang. I thought it was Rhod and the kids and I called out Come In! I turned around to see two men I didn’t know on my doorstep. Not you two I said. Don’t even think...

Pointy Bras? Fashion 911!

This is really scary. Already on sale in the UK are cone shaped bras, throwbacks to the 1950s. Remember Jane Russell? Hers were built by Howard Hughes. I guess back then they needed an aircraft engineer to get those breasts to stand up. Of course I’ll try one. I...

Going to Vegas

This is how I know it’s time for a quickie. I got home from Connecticut (where I spent the last half of two weeks sick with a leaf mold allergy) to a dead computer monitor, 13 Trojans poised to eat my machine, stopped up toilets and sinks so I needed two...

Big Screen TV – OMG

India said she was going to hack into my blog and tell everyone that Jim bought a big, flat screen television. I decided to out him myself.  For months and months the husband complained that he couldn’t see the TV. Granted, we have a large living room but we...