Monthly Archives: March 2011

Spring Break: Interlude, Part 2

Today I bring you a guest post from My Dear Wife. She takes a look at our recent dining experience at McDonald’s on the night we conducted our research shopping trip to Walmart. Since she is a graduate student in … Continue reading

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Spring Break: An Interlude

I’m on spring break from school right now. Part of me is preparing the game plan for the next quarter; part of me is getting ready for lots of warm-weather bike rides; and part of me is pondering our nation’s … Continue reading

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G.M. to Shut Plant for Lack of Parts From Japan – NYTimes.com

G.M. to Shut Plant for Lack of Parts From Japan – NYTimes.com. Granting that this is rather far off-topic, and not making any light of the awful situation in Japan, the ripple effect of events in global trade is fascinating. … Continue reading

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Waste-land

I’ve got a month’s worth of food-waste data, and the average is holding fairly steady at just over 10 lbs (~4.5 kg): There was a noticeable drop this past week, which I’m at a loss to explain. I’m quite sure … Continue reading

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Evil Hipsters Unite

I just ran across something too funny not to share, but forgive me if you’ve seen it before: I found it, and lots of others, here.      

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Cracking the Pancake Code

Since I started tracking our food waste nearly a month ago, I’ve been paying close attention to what we end up not eating, whether it be leftovers gone bad or “fresh” produce that we never got around to using. There … Continue reading

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Under Budget Again

We made it by a fairly comfortable margin this month, not that I’m giving any credit to our Walmart trip for the achievement. On the contrary; as I mentioned at the time, it was actually more expensive to shop there … Continue reading

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