Slowly Boiling In Oil

Gas prices are rising fairly steadily, as anyone with a vehicle knows only too well. The largest consumers of petroleum are largely dependent on it to maintain their lifestyles, and the other two-thirds of the world rapidly gaining Industrialization are wanting to...

Toothache

For there was never yet philosopher That could endure the toothache patiently, However they have writ the style of gods And made a pish at chance and sufferance. – William Shakespeare Much Ado About Nothing Scene 5, Act 1 I have a cracked tooth up front...

I am a Horrible Person

I will start off by saying I am not proud of myself. I am certain there will be some people who, on moral grounds, are offended by what I am attempting – deep down I might be one of them. Perhaps I should explain – a while ago it was discovered that I had...

NRT – Nicotine Replacement Torture

The primary active chemical from cigarettes, as most people now know, is nicotine. What not everyone knows is that smoking cigarettes is not merely a “bad habit” – it is also an incredibly powerful addiction to nicotine. Quitting smoking is not an...

Zyban Pleasure Cruise

Okay, I lied in the title, or at the very least I am stretching the truth. A drug which causes vivid dreams, hyperactivity and a general sense of unreality might sound appealing if it didn’t come with dry mouth, excessive sweating, general insomnia, and...

Quick and Easy Vegi Chili

I will be attending a pot-luck this afternoon, so I’ve whipped up a batch of meatless chili. It’s cooking away as I write this and I can hardly wait to give it a taste in a few hours. The rough recipe is as follows: 1 onion (chopped) 3 garlic cloves...