I think so, Brain … but he looks like he’s the sort of person who walks into a room, forgets why he’s there, and looks for clues in the refrigerator.
Coffee and cold pizza.
I’ve had several questions asking which coffee maker I use. Based on a recommendation from Glenn Reynolds, I bought a relatively inexpensive Cuisinart model for use at stately Hoge Manor, and it has provided excellent service—and it makes good coffee. It’s available from Amazon.
There’s no Cyber Monday deal on it, but the price is right anyway.
Never serve oysters during a month that has no paycheck in it.
—P. J. O’Rourke
That’s a finding of research done at the USC School of Medicine.
Drinking coffee was associated with a lower risk of death due to heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, and respiratory and kidney disease for African-Americans, Japanese-Americans, Latinos and whites.
People who consumed a cup of coffee a day were 12 percent less likely to die compared to those who didn’t drink coffee. This association was even stronger for those who drank two to three cups a day — 18 percent reduced chance of death.
Time for my second cup of Blue Mountain.
Mmmmm … settled science.
… and burgers and ice tea and watermelon.
… with a bit of cultural appropriation from my Middle Tennessee upbringing. There’s melted pimento cheese on top.