The rise of nutritionism: Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.

Reading Michael Pollan’s New York Times article "Unhappy Meals" has changed the way I think about food, or the stuff we constantly consume and call "food".  It’s not a shock-and-horror Super-size Me or a "we’re all going to die so let’s kill Kraft" manifesto, it’s the history of how we got ourselves in this mess … More The rise of nutritionism: Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.

If loving you is wrong I don’t want to be right: Is my heated mattress pad going to kill me?

My new favorite guilty pleasure is my heated mattress pad I got a Fred Meyer (for 75% off last April!).  After a long day just knowing my bed will be toasty warm when I get in is so exciting!  (Yes, in the past I’ve been accused of being too easy to please). But just like … More If loving you is wrong I don’t want to be right: Is my heated mattress pad going to kill me?