Control Seminar

The company I work for sometimes puts on what they call “Lunch and Learn” seminars during the employees’ lunchtime, dealing with a variety of physical and mental health issues. If the seminar lasts beyond the normal lunch hours, we’re supposed … Continue reading

Fed Up

Long ago, on New York’s lower east side, Mrs. Spinelli and Mrs.Goldberg were bragging about their respective abilities to overfeed dinner guests. With evident pride Mrs. Spinelli says, “When they walk home from my house, they’re all doubled-over.” Without a … Continue reading

Roast Woes

The newly-married husband came home from the office to find his young wife in floods of tears. “Darling, whatever is the matter?” he asked. “Sweetheart,” she sobbed, “the most terrible thing has happened! I cooked my very first Beef Bourguignon … Continue reading