Sunday, November 17, 2019

Comrade Kid Still Doing Slavic Squat

The kid went to LA for a tour with his youth group. Careful analysis of this picture reveals he is doing a Slavic squat.

I will remind him that cultural appropriation is a dangerous thing.


Friday, November 15, 2019

Mississippi Snack Food

The kid went to Mississippi to learn about the civil rights movement and returned with interesting snack food.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Heteronormative Behavior

Last night with the daughter we discussed some ideas about heteronormative behavior. This is what we came up with:

  • Thumbs on belt buckle – better if buckle is size of small dinner plate
  • Egocentric swagger
  • Aggressive attitude
  • “Well actually”

Friday, November 1, 2019

New Universe of Kombucha Revealed

In a grocery store in Hood River I found the kombucha section terra incognito. There were a few brands I recognized, but the majority were new to me. Many of the companies were local, from Hood River, Bingen, and White Salmon.

I’m guessing the commercial production of kombucha doesn’t need a huge investment which allows smaller players to get into the game.

I tried two local varieties, only one of them earning a “good” rating. I am intrigued to try them all.