Tonight’s Match: Super Versus Pseudo

An everyday visit to the grocery store becomes a study in contrasts, from organic, air-chilled chicken, to chocolate-chip-cookie spread. My cart is filling nicely.  Grapefruit and cauliflower; carrots and green beans; mushrooms and brussels sprouts.  Fresh salmon (albeit a little tired from having to crawl so far inland) and air-chilled …

Coolers & Colonoscopies

Comparing and contrasting the instructions on a bottle of purgative and a bottle of alcoholic cooler. Serve chilled.  Drink cold. Two beverages; two instructions; two distinct communication styles. The first seems to assume a social gathering: Serve chilled.  Reminiscent of trendy menus—Gazpacho, chilled to perfection—it speaks with a slightly snooty …