These Are Exciting Times
Just received this email from my employer:
“Employees must not smoke or vape recreational cannabis on campus during their working days, to ensure workplace health and safety.”
Wow. That’s something I never thought I would see in an official email ever. Wow. Strap in, folks, it’s going to be a weird and wacky time in Canada for the next few years. Continue reading Bleed Like A Veggie Burger
Separated at Birth
I have a couple of new Separated at Birth entries for you: installments 151 and 152. Continue reading The Fox Knows Many Things
You know that feeling when you spend a day compiling a response to a consulting RFP, only to notice at the end that it’s just for “Philippine nationals”? No? Well I do. Continue reading I Have So Many Words. I Have The Best Words.
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