February 2017

Taking a taste A Peach

“A Taste Like Having A Circus In My Mouth”

In a Seinfeld episode entitled “The Doodle,” Kramer described the taste and sensation of biting into a Mackinaw peach in the following way, “It’s like having a circus in my mouth.” I think we’ve all experienced this. If it was a food we were acquainted with, then we had the anticipation of that first taste that was forthcoming. If it was a food we hadn’t experienced before, then the element of surprise was the essence. In either case, if the sensation was “over the top,” then we probably have experienced...

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Love Songs and Oreo Cookies

You Do Something To Me is a great song. When I sing it, its heartfelt lyrics have the ability to actually transcend the awful quality of my voice. It’s always been my love song to my wife. It was written by Cole Porter in 1929. It’s been recorded by numerous artists who have crooned this song to the “objects of their affection” many times in movies and on television. As I said, it’s a great song, and they just don’t write songs like this anymore. You can imagine my surprise...

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