Wednesday, November 16, 2011


           Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for the body.  It is usually of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals.  The substance is ingested by an organism and assimilated by the organism’s cells in an effort to produce energy, maintain life, or stimulate growth…  
STOP!!!!  Food is so much more!  Food means tradition, super bowl parties, Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner, Sundays with the family baking cookies or brownies, poker, 31, camping in the trailer as a child with homemade popcorn balls, Christmas baking with mom, Aunt June and cousins, sadness, stress, romance, service, healing, picnics, evenings around a campfire with tin foil dinners burning on the fire, experimenting, creating, preserving, baking cupcakes with Diego my sous chef, and spending precious time with Joseph talking and laughing in fine accents together…   

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