Saturday, January 19, 2013

On the Nature of Candy: How I don't like it as much, anymore.

I used to love candy ! -- but, as I get older: some of it (Pez) tastes like _powder_.  Jelly beans and gummy bears taste like _plastic_.

And no candy can beat raspberries / blueberries by Mother Nature... (or a watermelon)

But I still love chocolate !  (But, like, has to be: Symphony or Cadbury.)

And p.s. I don't think  b/c losing sense of smell, either.  (Probably mostly b/c more health conscious, and if stop eating something, your body stops craving it.)

But, if I'm going to the movies--that's a different story.  Can sit there, chomp and chomp.  (Same thing: if I'm eating pizza, then I want root beer, but otherwise: don't care about soda pop.)

I haven't liked brownies or cake for a long time, either.  Still cheese-cake and maple-bars (once in a while).

Mostly, I mean to say: funny, how your tastes change, huh ?

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Back to normal--after grad. school application.

I finished [turned in] my application to grad. school !  Phew, finally.

Now I can get back to my regular life...blogging, on Facebook, for example.  (Feel like I've been gone a while.)

So, to catch up--a few things:

A. I'm now a subscriber to The New Yorker !  (Thank you, Brian Crane !)  It makes me feel like a real adult.  Or classy.  Now, if I had a subscription to National Geographic...I could open up a dentist's office.

B. I, for one, am glad Lance Armstrong went to see Oprah.  Really, good for him.  It's kind of sad--if it's true--but...That's what you do.  Oprah takes the place of God (or the pope) and forgives you.  That's a good thing.  (I mean that honestly / sincerely.)  Live strong !

C. It is interesting the French are making incursions into Mali.  Usually, that seems like our job -- going it alone, the Bush Doctrine way.  So, good for them.  I hope it works out.  (Again: honestly / sincerely.)

D. Got a cd, Father John's "Fear Fun"--never heard of--from bro. Hyrum Hunt.  Didn't know what to expect..but it's fantastic !  (You're probably already familiar with it.)

So...Ah...That's enough for now.