Tag Archives: BBQ

Make Mine Rare

Last Labor Day weekend in Maine my brother-in-law and I had several discussions about whether it was better to BBQ with charcoal or gas. The world’s leading leisurologist voted for gas and I bowed to the swami’s greater savvy on this subject. Some subjects you have to leave to the experts.

Mea Culpa Barbie

Barbie was a doll born of the 60s. Her original body scale if set to 5-9 would give her dimensions of a 36-inch chest, 18-inch waist and 33-inch hips. Her unearthly body was never questioned by the millions of girls, who loved the Mattel creation, and certainly not by their brothers, who undressed Barbie whenever […]

Barbie BBQ

It’s the dead of winter in Fort Greene York. The backyard is covered the blizzard. The grill is under wraps, but a good barbecue around a fire is a great way to celebrate winter. And there’s nothing wrong with playing with your sister’s Barbie as long as the Smurfs don’t violate them.