And everyday that I’ve been good…I get an orange after food?

I’ve always had a slight addiction t citrus, but I think it’s increasingly becoming a problem. For the record, the giant (seriously, jumbo!) Naval oranges available in all the markets around these Boston parts of late are so delicious, it’s undeniable. The giant Navals have quite a robust, oft thicker skin than their smaller counterparts,Continue reading “And everyday that I’ve been good…I get an orange after food?”

“Find yourself a cup of tea; the teapot is behind you. Now tell me about hundreds of things.”

Ah, the incredible words of Saki make me want you to tell me things over a cup of tea. Or wear my “Saki” badge. Either way. In an effort to aid my poor health of late, I’ve taken to tea, something I used to drink much more than I do these days, always prefering theContinue reading ““Find yourself a cup of tea; the teapot is behind you. Now tell me about hundreds of things.””

“There cannot be good living where there is not good drinking.”

That statement was made by Ben Franklin, who wasn’t ever President of the United States, though many people seem to think he was. He did, however, become Postmaster General, so that’s something. Anyway, Ben brings us to today’s post about Tom Standage’s A History of the World in Six Glasses. This book has been onContinue reading ““There cannot be good living where there is not good drinking.””