The Unsavory Reality Of Breakfast In Bed

by Kevin Burton    Certain things sound great, but once you examine them are really not.    One such concept is breakfast in bed. People talk about breakfast in bed as a mother’s day or birthday kind of special thing you do for someone.      So I’m thinking about this and it hits me, who really …

New Coke, The Worst Corporate Idea?

by Kevin Burton    Did you miss Bad Idea Day last week, April 23?     Well it wasn’t actually named, per se. But New Coke was introduced on that day, in 1985. That’s good enough for me.     What was the worst corporate idea of all time? Who’s to say?  But New Coke is often …

The 110th Anniversary Of The Oreo Cookie

by Kevin Burton    The legendary American treat Oreo cookie has its 110th birthday Monday.    I don’t mean our personal Burton-owned Oreo cookies.  They are not that old but they have been in the pantry for a while.    On the previous granddaughter visit we attempted but did not complete, creation of an altogether …

Must Be The Queso That Sells These Chips

by Kevin Burton     Covid has changed so many things, I can’t begin to tell you how many, but here’s one change in the Burton household.    Whereas before my wife and I would be going to our favorite Mexican restaurant on a pleasant Friday evening, hanging out, chillin’, placing our order and waiting for …

In Cincinnati, Hungry For Victory And Chili

by Kevin Burton    Here we go kids, going to have a daaaaaay to-day.    Gonna do the full Cincinnati today. That’s right!    The Bengals are in the playoffs, still in the playoffs, having survived the Raiders last week.  I’m busting out the quarantine wardrobe Cincinnati Bengals pajama bottoms for the occasion. Ordered them …