Monthly Archives: December 2010

Jacques Pepin’s Chickpea Ragout — Dave’s way

This is my version of Jacques Pepin’s Chickpea Ragout and, though his version is really, really good, my kids like my version better. I’m a big fan of one-pot “dump” meals, where a bunch of “stuff”, for lack of a … Continue reading

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Those who are obese or runners: who lives longer?

Yesterday, CNN reported that being obese, or even simply overweight, can significantly decrease the number of years that you have left on this earth. The article goes on to give numbers, odds, a 1.5 million person sample size and winds … Continue reading

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A partial victory for the parents of California’s youth

Kids in the United States are fat and getting fatter. This isn’t news to anyone who’s had an internet connection or a pulse anytime over the last 15 years. And, with school budgets being cut more and more deeply year … Continue reading

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Remembering my first love

In my younger years, I used to love doing my runs at night. Back before I was married, complete with kids and responsibilities, I’d work until late and lace up and head out around midnight. And, since I was a … Continue reading

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