Category Archives: development

Chicken Rude and Unreasonable

Mommy Who Is That Big Baby?

You know, I don’t miss Farcebook. But I do miss changing my profile pic regularly. I was going through some of my old profile pics and I saw this one, which remains one of my favourites. It’s several years old now, and my cousin’s son would probably be mortified if I showed it to him, as he is now quite comfortably bipedal:

And while I’m mentioning random things, the latest Separated at Birth is an eerie one, IMHO. Continue reading Chicken Rude and Unreasonable

A Brief Primer on Trans Fats

Yes, I struggled long and hard to find a way to make a clever title conflating trans fats with transgenderism, but failed. Probably for the best, as these posts are already getting me into the kind of trouble I fled Facebook to avoid.

Last week, I was interviewed by a couple of Carleton University journalism students about the epidemiology of trans fats as a health factor. I will stream that interview from this site when I get their permission. But I thought I would take a moment to describe to lay people why there is such a concern over trans fats in our foods. Continue reading A Brief Primer on Trans Fats