Would You Like a Coffin With That?

I came across a story the other day about a man who died in a Burger King restaurant in the U.K. Seems the gent had stopped in at lunchtime, and had a Whopper of a heart attack. He collapsed while standing in line, and staff tried to revive him but were unsuccessful. Fortunately, nobody askedContinue reading “Would You Like a Coffin With That?”

Chain Reactions: The Best in the Northwest

One of my friends “checked in” to In-N-Out Burger on Facebook the other day, and I commented that I was jealous. Because I love In-N-Out Burger, but there are no In-N-Out Burgers even remotely close to where I live. The nearest is two states and about seven hours south of here, which explains why it’sContinue reading “Chain Reactions: The Best in the Northwest”

I Bought a Woodpecker

A couple of months ago, I bought a woodpecker. Tara and I were in Portland, eating lunch from the food cart pod on SW 10th & Alder. There was a toy store across the street, and on a whim we decided to stop in and browse. There was the usual assortment of board games andContinue reading “I Bought a Woodpecker”

I Fell Off The McWagon

Damn you, McDonald’s. I’ve never been a huge fan of fast food. I like it just fine, sure – what’s not to love about greasy, fried, calorie-laden burgers and fries? But I’ve always been able to resist it fairly easily. I just feel too guilty after a fast-food meal, an emotion that ruins those tenContinue reading “I Fell Off The McWagon”