Monthly Archives: December 2014

Christmas in Montréal

Just returned from a wonderful three days in Montréal, still dreaming of a brown Christmas in southern New Hampshire. I see little value in winter other than putting all the insects down and replenishing the water table. The five-hour trip … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving can be stressful

After the anxiety of Thanksgiving preparations and working hard to avoid being the center of attention it is nice to get out and stretch your legs. Someone has to take the initiative and lead the way: The flock wasn’t far … Continue reading

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FDA Finalizes Menu and Vending Machine Calorie Labeling Rules

The 1990 Nutrition Labeling and Education Act did not cover nutrition labeling for restaurants and other ready-to-eat-foods. The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act updated the labeling requirements to include chain restaurants, similar retail food establishments (i. e. chain … Continue reading

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