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Don't Believe The Hype: 5 Reasons Not To Care About NYC Restaurant Reviews

Do you eagerly devour news of new restaurant openings, sneak peaks at menus, and early press on what to eat at the latest hot spot?  Do you check your inbox daily to see what Grubstreet, Serious Eats, Urban Daddy, Tasting Table and Eater are saying?  1,620 more words

Food

Musing: The Rabid ‘Fan’.

I’ve never considered myself a hard to please person.   I stay reasonable and open minded when I consider things close to my heart.   However there is a simple line that must be drawn, a minimum requirement to taking on a project that is not your own: Respect. 420 more words

Writing

What are you doing, Dragon? Part 2

OK, I lied yesterday. This is at least a 3-part comic. Maybe longer. Apparently I can get away with whatever it is I’m doing here, because yesterday was this blog’s best-ever day for page views. 42 more words

Art

Potatoes Gonna Potate

I just read an article discussing celebrities that people have “given up on” in the past year. One talked about an artist discussing what kind of lipstick girls should and should not wear according to their skin color. 375 more words

Advice

Borrowed Wisdom: Fight for your dreams

“Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. 40 more words

Borrowed Wisdom

A Response to Jeffrey Riddle

In the August 17 edition of the Reformed Baptist Trumpet Pastor Jeffrey Riddle of Christ Reformed Baptist Church in Charlottesville, VA reviewed Holding Communion Together… 2,191 more words

a secret ingredient of leadership

Look up the characteristics of leadership  and you will see the usual suspects; charisma, decision making, vision, caring for their followers, character, courage and so on, but there is another key ingredient that rarely gets a mention and that is the subject of this weeks musing.  549 more words

The Monday Musings Column